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The New Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform (XCP) & Acropolis Hypervisor

Today at the .NEXT Conference, Nutanix unveiled the Xtreme Computing Platform (XCP) composed of two product families, Nutanix Acropolis and Nutanix Prism, XCP. Prism is responsible for delivering convergence of storage, compute and virtualization resources into a unified system that provides end-to-end view of all workflows – something difficult to achieve with legacy three-tier architectures, …

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VDI Calculator v6.2 is Now Available w/ Haswell support

Today I am announcing the general availability of the new VDI Calculator v6.2. This version introduces support for the Xeon E5-2600 V3 family of processors, based on Haswell microarchitecture, and Configure To Order (CTO) configurations for the Nutanix NX and Dell XC series.   Haswell E5-16xx/26xx v3 processors – Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge microarchitecture, which …

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How to Recover Linked Clone Desktops in a DR Site

Disaster Recovery for Horizon View has always been a hot topic. To this date VMware still doesn’t provide an official methodology to protect virtual desktops. Equally, VMware Site Recovery Manager does not support Linked Clone desktops created by Horizon View Composer. Conversely, Full Clone desktops can be protected using native storage replication or vSphere host-based …

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