Category: storage

How to enable Nutanix De-duplication per VMDK/VHD/RAW

The Nutanix performance tier de-duplication allows the sharing of VM data on premium storage tiers (RAM and SSD). Performance of guest VMs suffers when active data can no longer fit in these premium tiers. Nutanix also provides de-duplication for the capacity tier (HDD) for greater VM density. Nutanix de-duplication is 100% software defined, with no controllers …

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Nutanix Cluster Health 1.2 Released Today

Web-Scale and converged platforms that support large-scale deployments must embrace and provide architectural considerations for no single point of failure or bottleneck for management services. Tolerance of failures is key to a stable, scalable distributed system, and ability to function in the presence of failures is crucial for availability. Some Nutanix customers are running just …

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Nutanix 4.1 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 2

Couple weeks ago I wrote about the first part of a multi-month announcement for NOS 4.1; and this is the second part of this announcement. If you missed the first part you can read it at Nutanix 4.1 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 1. NOS 4.1 delivers important features and improvements for the areas of resiliency, …

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