December 2017 archive

How I Automated my Smart Home with Apple HomeKit and Raspberry Pi

Nowadays when it comes to home automation, the possibilities are practically endless, and virtually every device in a home can be connected and automated with a little bit of patience and some extra money to spend. There are proprietary and open-source platforms and accessories to choose from and deciding on how to go about automating …

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VDI Calculator v7.4 Update

Hello,   This is a minor update to the VDI Calculator, just adding capability and support for Intel Xeon processors with 20 cores. I’m adding that mostly because Datrium now has a Compute Node (CN) that supports Intel Xeon Gold 6148, 20 cores/socket, 2.4GHz (specs). That said this new option provides support for any hardware from any vendor …

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Datrium The Only Convergence Platform to Achieve FIPS 140-2 Cryptographic Certification

Datrium’s Blanket encryption is already an industry-first, providing software-based (without hardware dependencies) end-to-end encryption. Datrium’s client software runs as part of the hypervisor and is uniquely able to provide cluster-wide encryption domain with full data services, such as compression, de-duplication, and erasure coding. The encryption covers ESXi, RedHat Enterprise Virtualization and CentOS KVM host RAM …

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