Parallel NFS (pNFS) is a part of the NFS v4.1 standard that allows compute clients to access storage devices directly and in parallel. The pNFS architecture eliminates the scalability and performance issues associated with NFS servers deployed today. This is achieved by the separation of data and metadata, and moving the metadata server out of the data path.
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Ceph is most popular software-defined storage platform and offers Objec-Storage, Block Device and File System (CephFS) for storing data in modern data centers or public and private clouds. Best and popular solutions needs alternatives as well. So at this post, we’ll review some alternatives for Ceph.
Windows OS Optimization Tools was a VMware’s Fling and this free tool has been productized now. Windows “OS Optimization Tool For VMware Horizon” will be official Horizon’s components from VMware Horizon 2111. What’s Windows OS Optimization Tool for VMware Horizon? The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon makes it easy to apply configuration settings to desktops and servers. It includes settings to optimize the following Windows operating systems for both desktops and servers that reside in the data center and in the cloud: Windows 11 Windows 10 Windows Server 2022 Windows Server 2019 The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon...
EMC Unity array was released in 2016 to replace VNX and VNXe family with another mid-range array solution. EMC Unity came with lots of new features and enhancements compare to older families but there was an absent feature that VNX offering. Host access method was changed and each LUN should have been present to each host separately. More than 4 years from GA release, we were waiting for changing host access method because presenting LUN to each host was horrible in large scale environment with many hosts and LUNs. Biggest Change In EMC Unity OE 220.127.116.11.5.394 Previous versions have “Consistency...
Unity XT storage arrays are designed for performance, optimized for efficiency and built to work in multi-cloud environment. Actually Unity XT storage array is mid-range storage array family but this family is capable for enterprise workloads. Enterprise businesses needs protection and needs business continuity solutions. Typically, mid-range storage array has no native business continuity solution but Unity XT offers Unity XT Metro Node as business continuity solution.
Alpine Linux is an independent, non-commercial, general purpose Linux distribution designed for power users who appreciate security, simplicity and resource efficiency. Alpine Linux is “Small, Simple and Secure”.
Each workload needs to proper processor for processing, some workloads need to more cores and threads and some workloads need to more power. Today, Data Centers are changing and workloads as well. Applications are moving to Cloud Native platforms and virtualization needs more density instead of processing power. Arm (Advanced RISC Machines) is going popular for cloud workloads and server products because ….
We are going to upgrade our ESXi servers and this is a bad news for us. Upgrade Fails From March 2020 HPE ESXi 6.5 U3, 6.7 U3 Custom Image to May 2021 HPE ESXi 6.7 U3, 7.0 U1, 7.0 U2 Custom Images.
VMware Horizon View provides solutions for remote working and access to business from anywhere. Users be able to use virtual desktop or applications via secure and fast display protocols such as PCoIP or VMware Blast. VMware did support monitoring VMware Horizon View via vRealize Operations (vROps) for Horizon but recent versions are not supported. You have to use third-party software or services such as ControlUp or develop your solutions.