May 2014 archive

The truth about working for a Startup

Ever wondered what it would be like to work for a startup? Always felt tempted, but never felt ready to ‘take the plunge?’ So did I……. but then I did take a leap of faith and want to share with you my journey so far.   Besides running my own business back in the nineties …

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Data Locality matters… a LOT! See this video demo.

Nutanix utilizes a shared-nothing distributed architecture and it ensures data is always replicated across Flash, HDD, Nodes and Blocks for high availability. A VM may access data from anywhere on a Nutanix cluster, but Nutanix controllers (CVM) will always ensure that overtime active data blocks that belong to a VM are present in the host …

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1177 Ask the Expert Storage Kingpins – VMWorld Vote

Rick Scherer kindly submitted a Ask the Experts session for VMworld 2014. If approved, this will be the 7th time that Ask the Experts is part of the VMworld agenda. This time Ask the Experts is back with an awesome panel of the industry’s top storage vendors. In Rick’s own words, “In this session there are no powerpoints, no sales …

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