February 2014 archive

Cloning and Powering VMs on Nutanix with VAAI [Video]

I was given a Nutanix cluster to learn about the product, features and interoperability.┬áDuring the installation and configuration process I recorded videos to demonstrate how simple and easy Nutanix really is. While I believe Nutanix biggest features are the web-scale properties (I will discuss more later), such as true linear scale-out performance and shared nothing …

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Software-Defined Storage FOR DUMMIES [eBook]

Nutanix just-released a book is entitled “Software-Defined Storage for Dummies” and is written by industry expert Scott D. Lowe (@otherscottlowe) and Nutanix’s own Greg Smith. The book is presented from a vendor-agnostic perspective, focusing on the topic of software-defined storage and the emerging trends and technologies behind it. The book showcases the possibilities of web-scale …

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CBRC-like Functionality For Any VDI Solution with Nutanix

It is amazing when your world turns upside down and a technology that used to be awesome becomes mostly irrelevant. It amazes me how fast technology evolves and help organizations to achieve better performance and lower OPEX.   For a long time I have discussed the benefits of CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) available with …

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