March 2016 archive

Welcome New Nutanix App for Splunk!

        This week Nutanix is made available a Splunk PRISM App that enables administrators to centralize Nutanix log files into a single place for search, monitoring and analysis. The Splunk Web Framework is the perfect app framework to create custom dashboards – and the Splunk PRISM App already comes with pre-created default dashboard. The mechanism used to ship logs from …

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New ‘Acropolis File Services’ with Native Support for VMware Horizon UEM and Citrix Profile Manager

Nutanix has been primarily used to host virtual machines in the format of VMDKs and vdisks, but now it is also possible to natively store unstructured files such as user-generated content such as Office documents, and Windows user profiles and settings. Nutanix AOS 4.6 introduces a new technology that build File Services as an integral and native …

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The Definitive Guide to End-User Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Solutions

Back in 2011, in the world of SAN, I wrote an article called “VDI USER EXPERIENCE and USER ACCEPTANCE”. The article iterated through my experiences with many failed VDI deployments due to poor technical designs; mostly driven by storage performance complications. Since 2011, hyperconvergence has emerged and matured, removing many of the complex aspects required …

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