March 2014 archive

VDI Calculator v5.5 is Now Available with Nutanix and Multi-Language Support

Today I am announcing the General Availability of the new VDI Calculator v5.5. This new version introduces support for Nutanix node and cluster calculation, and muti-language UI support for English, Chinese and Spanish. To use the Nutanix calculation select Nutanix in the Infrastructure Model drop-down menu and select the node type to be used. As …

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A Review of Horizon View 5.3.1 Limits and Maximums

Giving continuity to my Horizon View Limits and Maximums series (VMware View 4.0 | VMware View 5.0 | Horizon View 5.2 | Horizon View 5.3) I am now releasing an updated version for Horizon View 5.3.1. As an administrator or architect you should always ensure your designs are within the product’s Maximums and Limits in order to be entitled to …

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Nutanix Controller Failure. Will Users Notice?

Reliability and resiliency is a key, if not the most important piece, to the Nutanix Distributed File System (NDFS). Being a distributed system NDFS is built to handle component, service and controller (CVM) failures. “Reliability is the probability of an item operating for a certain amount of time without failure. As such, the reliability function …

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