External, General

The rise of KVM — vInfrastructure Blog

In the server virtualization area the main type 1 (or bare-metal) hypervisors are: VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Xen and KVM. For the public cloud IaaS solutions the most used are Xen (AWS use a custom version) and Hyper-V (in Azure). For the on-prem infrastructure, ESXi is the most used, followed by Hyper-V and KVM. Both…

via The rise of KVM — vInfrastructure Blog

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Nutanix Additional Cluster Health Tooling: Panacea — IT BLOOD PRESSURE

There are over 450 health checks in the Cluster Health UI inside of Prism Element. To provide additional help a new script called “panacea” had been added. Panacea is bundled with NCC 3.5 and later to provide a user-friendly interface for very advanced troubleshooting. The Nutanix Support team can take these logs and correlate results…

via Nutanix Additional Cluster Health Tooling: Panacea — IT BLOOD PRESSURE

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Beyond Hyperconvergence with ActualTech Media — myvirtualcloud.net

What lies beyond hyperconvergence? Last week Mike McLaughlin and I had the wonderful opportunity to present on the ActualTech Media Converged and Hyperconverged Webinar. The team at ActualTech Media is doing a phenomenal job, and the event had over 330 attendees with many great questions and many companies asking for direct follow up with Datrium.As…

via Beyond Hyperconvergence with ActualTech Media — myvirtualcloud.net

External, Rubrik

Want Google Cloud for Data Retention? Rubrik Has You Covered! — Rubrik

Rubrik has long provided customers the option to archive backup data to public cloud storage offerings such as Amazon Web Services S3 and Microsoft Azure Blob Storage. Archiving data to public cloud storage has become an attractive alternative to tape media for customers who require off-site retention of backup data. Many users recognize that public […]

via Want Google Cloud for Data Retention? Rubrik Has You Covered! — Rubrik

External, Nutanix

Nutanix STIG’s for Automated Security and Compliance — Long White Virtual Clouds

Security is in our DNA at Nutanix. A significant proportion of our business is from sectors of industry that care deeply about security, including Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail and more. This is why we build in security as an automated part of every configuration and deployment and by default…

via Nutanix STIG’s for Automated Security and Compliance — Long White Virtual Clouds

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Nutanix .NEXT EU Announcements — vcdx133.com

Last week, Nutanix .NEXT EU was held in Nice, France. There were four announcements of note: Nutanix announces support for Intel Skylake processors with Enterprise Cloud OS – their new G6 platform will be available soon. How Nutanix Marketplace Brings Developers and IT Together – as part of the impending Calm release, the marketplace for […]

via Nutanix .NEXT EU Announcements — vcdx133.com

External, Nutanix, Nutanix AHV

Nutanix AOS 5.5 delivers 1M IOPS from a single VM, but what happens when you vMotion? — CloudXC

For many years Nutanix has been delivering excellent performance across multiple hypervisors as well as hardware platforms including the native NX series, OEMs (Dell XC & Lenovo HX) and more recently software only options with Cisco and HPE. Recently I … Continue reading →

via Nutanix AOS 5.5 delivers 1M IOPS from a single VM, but what happens when you vMotion? — CloudXC