April 2014 archive

Nutanix 4.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing)

Today Nutanix announced the release NOS 4.0. This is a major release with introduction of features in the areas of data services, performance, resiliency, data protection, and management and analytics. It’s been eight months since NOS 3.5 was announced with the Elastic De-Duplication Engine, PRISM UI, RESTful API, SRM Support, and Nutanix is now delivering another …

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VMware vExpert 2014

Last week I found out I have been awarded with the VMware vExpert 2014.     The vExpert program is a recognition to the contributions to those who have demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share their expertise with others. This is the 5th consecutive year I am awarded on the …

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Nutanix 3450 up to half million IOPs with single block deployment

One of Nutanix partners (DH Technologies) created this video below demonstrating a Nutanix block with 4 nodes pushing almost half-million IOPS (483,492 IOps). This is over 120,000 IOps per node, potentially achieving astonishing 3.8 million IOPs in a 32 node cluster without the help of expensive PCIe flash devices like FusionIO or LSI Nytro WarpDrive, and potentially …

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