Monthly Archive: December 2014

VMware AppVolumes and Nutanix Shadow Cloning Marriage

My colleague Kees Baggerman published a brilliant post on how Nutanix Shadow Cloning not only improve performance for Horizon Linked Clones and XenDesktop MCS, but also hugely improve performance for VMware AppVolumes. I recommend reading his article here. In his single VM test Kees Baggerman saw an improvement of almost 360% for Adobe Reader through …

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Nutanix Metro Availability Operations – Part 3

In the first part of this Nutanix Metro Availability series I discussed datacenter failure recovery operation (failover) to a secondary site. In the second part I talk about the operational procedure to resume normal operations after a successful failover. In this third and last part I discuss the operational procedure to recover an entire datacenter to …

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Nutanix Data-at-Rest Encryption Demo Video

Nutanix clusters are deployed in a variety of customer environments requiring different levels of security, including sensitive/classified environments. These customers typically harden IT products deployed in their datacenters based on very specific guidelines, and are mandated to procure products that have obtained industry standard certifications. Data-at-rest encryption is one such key criteria that customers use …

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