September 2014 archive

Web-Scale IT: Are Enterprises Ready? Free webinar tomorrow.

I am honered to be part of debate on Web-Scale IT promoted by GigaOm Research along with Mike Karp, Vice President & Principal Analyst, Ptak, Noel & Associates and David S. Linthicum, SVP, Cloud Technology Partners. The panel is happening tomorrow Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (sorry the late notice) at 10:00 a.m. PDT. By some estimates, within the next five years web-scale …

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What is your Organization’s Cloud Strategy?

Few recent events have marked the public cloud market with bad press. These occurrences had me thinking about enterprise cloud strategies and the importance of being open to disruption. The most recent events are the Microsoft Azure outage and the Amazon and Rackspace full reboots, but there are many more events like these if we …

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How to enable Nutanix De-duplication per VMDK/VHD/RAW

The Nutanix performance tier de-duplication allows the sharing of VM data on premium storage tiers (RAM and SSD). Performance of guest VMs suffers when active data can no longer fit in these premium tiers. Nutanix also provides de-duplication for the capacity tier (HDD) for greater VM density. Nutanix de-duplication is 100% software defined, with no controllers …

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