Archive | August, 2013

Introducing VMware NSX – The Platform for Network Virtualization

August 26, 2013

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Introducing VMware NSX – The Platform for Network Virtualization The VMware NSX platform delivers the entire networking and security model in software, decoupled from traditional networking hardware, representing a transformative leap forward in data center networking architecture. Overview: Today’s data center is largely virtualized from a compute perspective, and has unleashed unprecedented benefits of agility, […]

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Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform compared to VMware VSAN 1.0

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
This post is part of a series of posting on the VMworld 2013 announcements. See this post for an overview of what has been announced. At VMworld 2013 VMware announced a new product named Virtual SAN or VSAN. VSAN allows to create a distributed storage out of local storage. VSAN…

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An introduction to VMware Virtual SAN or VSAN 1.0

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
This post is part of a series of blogpostings on VMworld 2013 announcements. See here for a complete overview of all announcements. At VMworld 2013 VMware announced a new storage product named Virtual SAN or VSAN in short. VSAN version 1.0 software is embedded in the ESXi 5.5 hypervisor and…

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What is new in vSphere Replication 5.5

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
VMware released VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 at VMworld 2013. This post is part of a series of blogpostings on VMworld 2013 announcements. See here for a complete overview of all announcements. vSphere Replication provides asynchronous replication for VMware virtual machines from one vSphere host to another using the power of…

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An intro to VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions is not a separate vSphere Edition but a feature of vSphere available in the Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions. This post is part of a series of blogpostings on VMworld 2013 announcements. See here for a complete overview. Basically Big Data Extensions is  an easy…

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What is new in VMware vSphere 5.5

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
Update: September 3: supported number of hosts and VMs by vCenter Virtual Appliance reduced when using embedded database. At VMworld 2013 US VMware announced a new point release of vSphere: 5.5 . The General Availability is yet unknown but I expect it will be soon. This post is part of a…

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Piston Provides OpenStack Infrastructure to Cloud Foundry Ecosystem

August 26, 2013

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Piston Provides OpenStack Infrastructure to Cloud Foundry Ecosystem Piston Cloud has started a new chapter in its partnership with EMC and VMware spin-off Pivotal by setting up an OpenStack environment for the Cloud Foundry development community. The two companies had previously collaborated on an interface that allows the VMware-developed platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution to run on […]

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Red Hat Continues Cloud Infrastructure Momentum with New Offerings

August 26, 2013

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Red Hat Continues Cloud Infrastructure Momentum with New Offerings Red Hat, Inc., on Monday announced continued momentum for Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, including a new industry-leading performance benchmark, the introduction of the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and a Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Promotional Offering. Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, a comprehensive offering […]

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The Galera installation guide for dummies

August 26, 2013

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The Galera series Overview and some history Some years ago (2011), I was presenting in one article what at that time I have call “A dream on MySQL parallel replication” (http://www.tusacentral.net/joomla/index.php/mysql-blogs/96-a-dream-on-mysql-parallel-replication). At that time I was dreaming about having a replication mechanism working on the commit operations, and was also trying to explain how useless […]

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Scale Out Disaster Recovery with Nutanix and @VMware SRM

August 26, 2013

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Scale Out Disaster Recovery with Nutanix and @VMware SRM You are here: Home / Storage / Scale Out Disaster Recovery with Nutanix and @VMware SRM VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) a disaster recovery management for virtual applications. VMware host based replication uses VMware snapshots and replicates the snapshots from host to host. VMware snapshots suffer […]

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Storage Myths: Put Oracle Redo on SSD

August 25, 2013

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Storage Myths: Put Oracle Redo on SSD Storage for DBAs: “My database is slow”… “Well then why not put your redo logs on SSDs?” Gaaaah. I still hear people having this discussion and it drives me mad. “Nobody got fired for putting Oracle redo on …<flash vendor>”. Yeah right, but does that mean it was […]

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Integration of Hadoop and MongoDB, Big Data’s Two Most Popular Technologies, Gets Sign ificant Upgrade | 10gen, the MongoDB company

August 21, 2013

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Integration of Hadoop and MongoDB, Big Data’s Two Most Popular Technologies, Gets Significant Upgrade New Features in the MongoDB Connector for Hadoop Add Hive Integration, Incremental MapReduce, and Reduce Data Movement New York—August 20, 2013– 10gen, the MongoDB company, today announced significant updates to its MongoDB Connector for Hadoop making it easier for Hadoop users […]

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Nutanix released NOS 3.5 with Support for Microsoft Hyper-V (Tech Preview)

August 21, 2013

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Nutanix introduced NOS 3.5 with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Support (Tech Preview) Today Nutanix introduced a technology preview of its support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 in conjunction with the latest release of Nutanix OS (NOS) 3.5. http://www.vclouds.nl/2013/08/20/nutanix-released-nos-3-5-with-support-for-microsoft-hyper-v-tech-preview/

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Cultivating Hybrids: 4 Key Data Architectures for Scaling Infinitely

August 21, 2013

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Cultivating Hybrids: 4 Key Data Architectures for Scaling Infinitely It is the destiny of current data stores to be scaled. There is no way around it. You don’t even need a crystal ball or fortune teller to see this future. In this article, we will focus on the fundamental computer science behind horizontally scaling data […]

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Dell updates virtualization suite, makes VMware support a priority

August 21, 2013

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Dell updates virtualization suite, makes VMware support a priority Dell Software today announced the next generation of its virtualization operations management suite, just in time for next week’s VMworld conference. The suite is comprised of a trio of solutions that help businesses of all sizes streamline virtualization, storage, and cloud-computing initiatives — with broad VMware […]

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