Category: storage

Are PoC and Pilot no longer required for VDI deployments?

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 reviving failed VDI deployments due to poor technical design; mostly driven by storage performance complications. In my article I explain that the User Experience is the interaction between users and …

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Nutanix Traffic Routing: Setting the story straight

There are many great benefits to hyper-converged technologies, the underside is that there can be some mis-understandings from the community  about how the product and architecture actually works. Specifically there has been some discussion of late about the I/O path through the hypervisor and there appears to be a knowledge gap of how this actually works. …

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Nutanix Hypervisor Cluster Upgrade in 1 Minute

I am currently in Italy as part of an EMEA tour to visit customers, partners and attend Dell FRS in Copenhagen. This is the 3rd night and the jet lag is not yet easing on me – it’s now approximately 4am and I cannot sleep anymore. What to do? – Well, why not upgrade my US-based …

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