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Nutanix Foundation 4.1 — Invisible Infrastructure

Foundation 4.1 brings a bunch of improvements to make Nutanix deployments even easier. The Foundation Golden Rule “Always upgrade and use the latest available version of Foundation” prior to your deployments. Each new version has new features (like the below) as well as additional new platforms and software supported by Nutanix. If you are using […]

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Identifying & Resolving Excessive CPU Overcommitment (vCPU:pCore ratios) — CloudXC

Help! My performance is terrible and my consultant/vendor says it’s due to high/excessive CPU overcommitment! What do I do next? Question: “How much CPU overcommitment is ok?”. The answer is of course “It depends” and there are many factors including but not … Continue reading →

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In Memory Performance, Hyperconverged Simplicity – SAP HANA Validated on Nutanix AHV — Long White Virtual Clouds

Last week SAP had their annual SapphireNow event in Orlando, Florida with over 20K people in attendance. Nutanix has been a global technology partner with SAP and AHV certified for the entire Netweaver suite of products for a few years now. Hundreds of customers trust the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform for their mission critical SAP environments.…

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Nutanix Resiliency – Part 7 – Read & Write I/O during Hypervisor upgrades — CloudXC

If you haven’t already review Parts 1 through 4, please do so as they cover critical resiliency factors around speed of recovery from failures, increasing resiliency on the fly by converting from RF2 to RF3 as well as using Erasure … Continue reading →

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Nutanix Resiliency – Part 6 – Write I/O during CVM maintenance or failures — CloudXC

In Part 5 we covered how Read I/O is serviced during CVM maintenance or failure so now we need to cover the arguably more difficult and critical task of servicing write I/O during the same maintenance or failure scenarios. For those … Continue reading →

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Nutanix Resiliency – Part 5 – Read I/O during CVM maintenance or failures? — CloudXC

In the earlier parts of this series we’ve talked about how ADSF can recovery quickly from a node failure by re-protecting data in a distributed manner across the cluster. We also covered how resiliency can be increased from Resiliency Factor 2 (RF2) … Continue reading →

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