Andre Leibovici

Andre currently works at Datrium as Field CTO and VP for Solutions and Alliances. Andre also worked at Nutanix as a Sr. Director for Alliances Engineering and Vertical Alliances, at VMware as a Sr. Staff Architect in the CTO Office and at EMC. Andre’s expertise is backed by 25+ years’ industry experience in IT and managing teams for large organizations. Andre has authored two books on VMware Horizon View published by Packt Publishing. He has also written over 600 articles and white papers on subjects such as security, virtualization, cloud computing, health IT and web-scale technologies. Andre is a frequent speaker including delivering the keynote addresses at many VMware VMUGs and vForums across the globe, and .NEXT Tours in Canada, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil. Andre has presented at Citrix Synergy as well as at 5 VMworld. Andre is also involved with tech innovation, and angel investing and has mentored multiple Silicon Valley start-ups thru his association with Alchemist Accelerator, including YotaScale, Swipe, SalesIntel, Performance Sherpa, OpenChannel, Keewi, and Deferpanic. Andre’s blog ( has been consistently voted as one of the Top 15 virtualization blogs in the world. Follow me on Twitter @andreleibovici GitHub

Most commented posts

  1. How to: Win2K8 w/ PCoIP, Linked Clones, USB, Printing & much more on VMware View (DaaS) — 57 comments
  2. How to Access Windows 2K8 Server via PCoIP with VMware View — 53 comments
  3. vSphere 5.0 New .vswp file & Storage Tax on VDI — 34 comments
  4. Understanding CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) — 33 comments
  5. How to Access Windows 8 CP via PCoIP with VMware View — 30 comments

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Hands Down the Ultimate VDI Platform – 2018 Review

Back in 2014 when I left VMware and joined Nutanix, I wrote two articles entitled “Hands Down the Ultimate VDI platform” (here and here) explaining how hyperconvergence and more specifically Nutanix were the perfect platforms for running VDI – and in all honesty that was one of the primary reasons I left VMware EUC CTO …

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Breaking the Data Gravity Hypothesis… The Data Anti-Gravity

Data Gravity is the term used describe the hypothesis that Data, like planets, have mass and that applications and services are naturally attracted to Data. This is the same effect Gravity has on objects around a planet. Dave McCrory first coined {link} the term Data Gravity to explain that because of Latency and Throughput constraints …

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PostgreSQL & Datrium – from Virtualization to Bare-Metal with Data Services

While in my experience virtualization has been immensely pervasive for the past 15 years we still see applications that are habitually running on bare-metal Linux hosts due to the added performance, hardware lock-in or sometimes merely because of traditions. On the other hand, the movement from SAN architectures to HCI is undoubtedly displacing complexity, but …

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