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Announcing .NEXT 2015, the Web-Scale Conference
We are very excited to announce .NEXT 2015, the premier web-scale user conference in Miami Beach on June 8-10! This inaugural conference will offer our community of customers, partners, and other virtualization, cloud, big data, and web-scale enthusiasts an opportunity to learn, share, and unite in a common vision of building the most progressive technology infrastructure...
Choice: vSphere Licensing on Nutanix
Nutanix provides choice on what vSphere license you can apply to your environment. If your at a remote site, you can run vSphere essentials, if you have a high density deployment you can run vSphere Enterprise Plus. In short, the choice is left up to the customer on what makes sense. It’s important to have … Continued
Nutanix Controller Failure. Will Users Notice?
Reliability and resiliency is a key, if not the most important piece, to the Nutanix Distributed File System (NDFS). Being a distributed system NDFS is built to handle component, service and controller (CVM) failures. “Reliability is the probability of an item operating for a certain amount of time without failure. As such, the reliability function … Continued
Nutanix Disk Self-Healing: Laser Surgery vs The Scalpel
When it comes to healing I think most people would agree with: Corrective action should be taken right away Fixing the underlying issue shouldn’t cause something else to fail Wouldn’t it make sense to take that same philosophy and apply it to your infrastructure? Nutanix being a converged distributed solution is designed for failure. It’s … Continued
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. Administrator...
Nutanix Cluster-based Replication vs. Hypervisor-based Replication Solutions
One of the things I like about my work at Nutanix is up-close customer interactions. These let me and the team understand real customer challenges and solve them via innovative products. Recently, in one of my conversations with a customer, we were asked how Nutanix Replication/Disaster Recovery compares to hypervisor-based replication products. This motivated me … ...
Flexible Replication Topologies with Nutanix Native DR
Replication is a fundamental component of any enterprise disaster recovery (DR) solution, ensuring that critical data and applications can be reliably and efficiently replicated to a different site or a separate infrastructure. While enterprise IT architects have many technology options, there are two replication capabilities that are requisite for any successful enterpris...
Nutanix and Veeam Help Firms Avoid Disaster
While the major storage array manufacturers typically have the ability to replicate array to array, they do not support replication at the VM level. This precludes replication from many datacenters or offices to one central location. It also leads to challenges in terms of supporting VMware Storage DRS as well as in backing up VMware … Continued