TintriOS 3.2 update introduces per VM level QOS

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Yesterday I had a great chat with Tintri Sr. Director of Products Chuck Dubuque about their newest TintriOS update. My first post about Tintri is exactly from 2 years back. Tintri was the first to have VM-aware storage where VMware is currently doing a similar thing with VVols and other vendors are following their footsteps. New capabilities include: Tintri OS 3.2. Administrators can now allocate exact maximum and minimum IOPS to each individual VM. This granular capability is paired with … [Read more...]

Scale Computing Adds Disaster Recovery for SMB

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to attend a great meeting with Scale Computing at Virtualization Field Day 4 in Austin, Texas. I had met Jason Collier (@bocanuts) before at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld US 2012. Jason has managed to build Scale Computing HC3 System into a real mature product in the last 2.5 years. Scale Computing HC3 There are three models – the HC1000, HC2000, HC4000 – that support anywhere from 3 quad core to 6 hex core CPUs, from 96GB to 384GB DRAM and from 6 to 28.8TB … [Read more...]

VMTurbo giving away uber-cool Home Lab!

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For their new 5.1 release, VMTurbo is giving away a home lab to 3 lucky winners who sign up for our 5.1 release webinar! Pretty cool right?! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH AT 1:30 P.M. EST VMTurbo Director of Product Management, Eva Tuczai & CTO,Charles Crouchman, give a sneak peek of 5.1, including brand new Demand-Driven Application Control! So, what’s in the VMTurbo home lab? Check this out! Intel NUC with Intel Core i5-4250U G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (2x8G) 204-Pin DDR3 … [Read more...]

VMware & StorMagic deliver a 2-node HA Storage Solution with vSphere ROBO edition next to VSAN

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StorMagic (a UK company) has a very interesting and cost effective product called SvSAN which is a iSCSI Virtual SAN specifically designed for Remote Branch Offices which require a local HA storage infrastructure and central management. Today Stormagic announces a new collaboration with VMware to deliver a 2-node HA Storage Solution for the existing VMware Remote Branch Offices edition. The VMware vSphere Remote Office Branch Office Edition (datasheet) will combine vSphere with StorMagic’s … [Read more...]

Project VRC "State of the VDI and SBC union 2015" < Help Needed

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The independent R&D project ‘Virtual Reality Check’ (Project VRC) was started in early 2009 and was entirely focuses on research in the virtual desktop and application virtualization market. Several white papers with Login VSI test results were published about the performance and best practices of different hypervisors, Microsoft Office versions, application virtualization solutions, Windows Operating Systems in server hosted desktop solutions and the impact of antivirus. In 2013 and … [Read more...]

Virtualization Field Day 4 is approaching

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In less than 3 weeks the twitter tag #VFD4 will be in your twitter timeline, A LOT!. I am happy to be among the 12 delegates that where voted and invited for Virtualization Field Day 4 hosted in Austin / Texas on January 14-16, 2015. If you never heard of the Tech Field Day event before I encourage you to watch the event closely. It’s one of the best online events. Technology deep dives are normal and the best of all, you will be able to follow/watch the whole event online. I was … [Read more...]