Tag Archive: VDI

Sep 02 2014

Who runs Horizon 6 more efficiently? Nutanix or VSAN?

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One great aspect of working for a cutting edge storage vendor such as Nutanix is that for all of the competitive sniping in the marketplace, the technology really does speak for itself. A question that was asked of me recently by an individual new to SDS had me thinking about the traits that make solutions …

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Aug 25 2014

Extend Visibility with the Stratusphere APIs

I am a big fan of programatic interfaces and have written extensively about it while working for Nutanix, EMC or VMware. Programmatic interfaces allow administrators to create custom automation workflows using scripting languages or workflow engines like vCenter Orchestrator, vCAC, Puppet, Chef, BMC and others. This is the ultimate goal for a true Software-Defined Datacenter, enabling a …

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Jul 22 2014

Implications of Nutanix SLA Management Plugin for DaaS Providers

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Last week I unveiled the new Nutanix Plugin for XenDesktop (here). The plugin enables XenDesktop administrators to configure Service Level Agreements via the commonly used XenDesktop Studio graphical user interface. These user configurable SLAs are then translated into set a set of unique properties and values that are individually assigned to VMs and vDisks.   …

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