Big Swicth, External

What is Software Defined Networking? — StorageSwiss.com – The Home of Storage Switzerland

Like other software defined initiatives, software defined networking (SDN) abstracts the networking operating environment from the hardware switches and controller. The SDN promise is to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency by managing a set of physical top of rack switches and higher density spine switches with a single controller, treating the entire network as […]

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External, General

What the Heck Is Blue-Green Deployment? — Virtuwise

Enterprise IT admin’s are a creative bunch, always looking for ways to to do more with less and automating or scripting routine tasks so they can focus on more exciting projects. Keeping production application systems up to date is one of more challenging tasks, especially if they are customer facing systems, it’s sometimes hard to…

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External, Nutanix, Vmware Horizon View

Using Nutanix 1-click upgrades with VMware Horizon — SvenHuisman.com

Introduction In an environment with VMware Horizon, you use VMware vSphere as the hypervisor. This hypervisor needs to be patched and updated every now and then. Using VMware Update Manager (VUM) to install updates and patches is a very common practice. With the use of instant clones that doesn’t always work as it should, see…

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External, Rubrik

Rubrik Protects UNIX: AIX First in Line — Rubrik

From the outset, Rubrik has focused on being a one-stop solution for all enterprise data management needs. In a short time, we have expanded our footprint to support over 20 platforms and workloads that are business-critical for our customers. Some of the best feedback we hear is from backup admins who can sleep peacefully knowing […]

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External, Nutanix AHV

Using Nutanix AFS with VMware UEM — SvenHuisman.com

Nutanix Acropolis File Services (AFS), a web-scale native scale out file serving solution, is available for two years now. But since I’ve not had the opportunity to use AFS together with VMware User Environment Manager (UEM) yet, I thought I’d give it a go and while I’m at it, blog about how to set it up. If you…

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Citrix, External, Nutanix AHV

Installation and Configuration of Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp 7.17 on Nutanix AHV Steps — Siva Sankar Blogs

XenDesktop VDI and XenApp are the products used by end users not professionals or IT admins. So the first priority should be given to user experience , then to user experience. So all they look for is best experience. Organizations loose lots of money just because the employee can’t work fast and access data or…

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External, Nutanix

Nutanix .NEXT US Announcements — vcdx133.com

This week, Nutanix .NEXT US is being held in New Orleans. There are five announcements of note: Nutanix Beam: Rebranding of the Botmetric acquisition by Nutanix. This adds Cost Optimization and Visibility, Centralized Financial Governance and Intelligent Consumption Planning to the Nutanix Cloud Management suite. Nutanix Era: Suite of software that adds Database Lifecycle Management […]

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