Category Archive: storage

Nutanix Shadow Clones Explained and Benchmarked

One of the Nutanix features that drastically improve VDI performance and end-user experience is Shadow Clones. I briefly discussed Shadow Clones in the past. However, before explaining how Shadow Clones work let’s recap how VMware View Linked Clones work (the same is valid for XenDesktop MCS). To deploy linked clone desktops the administrator first creates …

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Disaster Recovery – Failover and Failback with Nutanix

Nutanix has built-in VM-Centric, multi-site, bi-directional, multi-topology disaster recovery and replication engine that also supports VMware Site Recovery Manager and Run Book Automation tools. The replication utilizes incremental and fine-grained byte-level data transfers with intelligent data compression, eliminating network and storage resource throttle. Administrators may completely failover entire deployments to a secondary datacenter and later on …

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How to Establish PowerShell Connection to Nutanix and Execute your 1st Query

In my article Nutanix Automation, Policies and the SDDC I discussed how Nutanix exposes all features and functions via REST API, enabling programmatic access to datacenter services within mainstream enterprises.   The current list of features and services that can be fully managed by programmatic access is long and include the following: Alerts Authconfig Cluster …

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