Category: storage

How I configured my Nutanix Cluster for Synchronous Replication

Now that NOS 4.1.1 is generally available I decided to make some time to upgrade my two production clusters to the latest release and enable metro cluster availability (synchronous replication). Given that I was already at the job I started ScreenFlow for Mac and recorded the configuration steps for the setup. I have never seen synchronous replication that simple …

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Nutanix SQL Server Provisioning Using VAAI Clones

Michael Webster (@vcdxnz001) published this video demonstrating how Metadata based cloning via VAAI is now table stakes for any VMware environment. In this demonstration Nutanix provisions and customize SQL Server Database VM’s from Template in minutes. This is very useful for dev, test and cloud environments where you need to provision multiple copies of a standard template. …

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A picture is worth a thousand words, a video even more… (EVO:RAIL vs Nutanix)

A Nutanix prospect published this INCREDIBLE video with a bake-off (POC) they did between EVO:RAIL and Nutanix. Now, before people go and say it’s not a apple to apples comparison I gotta say that although the hardware model between the two solutions might be different, the price list for the solutions is only approximately $5K more towards Nutanix, yet …

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