Browsing Posts published in November, 2016

Reading Time: 6 minutes Now that both Microsoft and VMware have officially announced the new released of their virtualization products it’s possible make an homogenous comparison between Hyper-V 2016 and vSphere 6.5 (like I’ve done some years ago with the Hyper-V 2012R2 vs. vSphere 5.5 article). Comparing two different product is not so easy, also if released really closed one each other. You have found some homogenous aspects to make the comparison, at least at technical level (but as written, it’s not so much important now). For numbers could be really easy, but numbers are not enough: for example […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute VeeamON is the big event from Veeam (actually only in the US) and VeeamON Tour is usually a smallest (one day) event around the world. But on November 22 there will be also a VeeamON Tour Virtual event: coming right to your desktop, an event on the future of Availability.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Diablo’s Memory1 is something unique: is a flash not only connected as a RAM DIMM, but that apper as a RAM DIMM! Now Diablo Technologies has announced the availability of Memory1™ servers from Super Micro Computer, a global leader in compute, storage and networking technologies. The SYS-1028U-TR4T+ has been qualified for both 1TB and 2TB Memory1 configurations – unleashing the power of “Big Memory for Big Data”. By leveraging Diablo’s Memory1 technology, Supermicro servers can provide up to 40TBs of system memory in a single full-sized rack, with no changes to hardware or applications. The […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam Backup & Replication v9.5 and Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 are finally in GA and available for the download! NEW Veeam® Availability Suite™ 9.5 build ( is NOW AVAILABLE for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V! Veeam Availability Suite includes both Veeam Backup & Replication™ and Veeam ONE™ and is part of the new Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud.

Reading Time: < 1 minute After the official announce at the last VMworld EU, finally VMware vSphere 6.5 is now GA and available for the download. There are several news in the Web client, in new vCenter, in the availability, in VSAN 6.5, in the new security features, new scalability and lot of other stuff.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The new VMware vSphere 6.5, recently available in GA, increase all configuration maximums to new limits (compared to the 6.0 and previous versions). Maybe we can say with no limit, or at least, to be serious, with really huge numbers compared to the actual needs and the existing compunting power. Those new limits are both for scalability aspect, but also to fit with possible performance requirements, considering that a bigger number of business critical applications are going in the virtual environment. For more information see the official docs Minimum & Maximum for VMware vSphere 6.5.

Reading Time: 4 minutes The first European edition of Nutanix .NEXT Conference is over… So which news are coming from this event? First that there are enough numbers to make good European conferences, not only in the US… Several vendors already know it (see VMware with VMworld, but also NetApp and HP, to make some examples), but others does not bet on this region (see Citrix or Microsoft). There where a huge number of attendees, more than the expect number from the Nutanix. That’s a good sign for the future.

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