Hi, This year, July has been a crazy month for me so far (and we are only through half of it) both personally and professionally, long off site trips with both training and customer activities (more to come on this one later on..) This month also symbolizes the end of an era where NASA lunched… Continue reading From NASA to VASA, The Circle Is Now Complete
Hi, some months ago we released a new version of our PowerPath viewer tool, this release (SP1) add support for ESXi / MS Hyper-V in addition to the Physical Windows / Linux OS’s that it supported before.. as always, this tool can be downloaded (for free) from powerlink. Business Challenges: One of the business challenges… Continue reading EMC PowerPath VIEWER, One Console to rule them all..
Hi, yesterday, we have released a new version of our VSI plugin to vCenter. just a quick recap, VSI plug-in to VMware vCenter. VSI features contain there: Storage Viewer (SV) version 4.1, Unified Storage Management (USM) version 4.2, Storage Pool Management (SPM) version 4.1, Path Management (PM) version 4.1, and Symmetrix SRA Utilities version 4.1… Continue reading EMC Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) 4.1 is Out! Go Grab it..
Hi, on the last two Posts: https://itzikr.wordpress.com/2011/06/08/citrix-xendesktopp-5-on-emc-vnx-match-made-in-heaven-part1/ And https://itzikr.wordpress.com/2011/06/09/citrix-xendesktop-5-on-emc-vnx-match-made-in-heaven-part2/ I described how efficient our Unified Arrays (NS,VNX) are, I hope I was able to show you some non BS real numbers and how EMC FAST CACHE does the hard work for you In the CITRIX XenDesktop 5 usecase. It is very common in my day… Continue reading CITRIX Executive Briefing Center Runs on EMC !
Hi, on the last blog post, I focused around the storage design and gave a bit of introduction to the EMC FAST CACHE effect in the VDI usecase scenario. before I dig in to it, let’s establish something here, VDI workload requires a LOT of WRITES in Additions to READS, it is not rare at… Continue reading CITRIX XenDesktop 5 on EMC VNX – Match made in Heaven (Part2)
Hi, our solutions group recently released a new Reference Architecture for those who are interested in running their VDI based on CitrixXenDesktop 5 as the “Broker” and VMware vSphere 4.1 as the “hypervisor”. the solution is based of 1,000 Windows 7 clients running 100% concurrent. this FC based RA can be downloaded from: http://www.emc.com/collateral/hardware/technical-documentation/h8243-virtualdesktop-vnx-citrix-xendesktop5-vsphere-ra.pdf An… Continue reading CITRIX XenDesktop 5 on EMC VNX – Match made in Heaven (Part1)
Hi Everyone, Last Week I was asked to size for a really large VMware VIEW deployment.(start with 2,000 but need to scale to 25,000 and beyond..) Naturally, I thought about a Vblock 700MX (or two) to do the job but since I didn’t found a customer with 25,000 seats I wasn’t sure what will be… Continue reading Designing a really LARGE VDI Deployment On A Vblock 700MX
Hi, finally landed back in the pond after the madness known as EMC World 2011. as part of the conference, Wikibon / SiliconAngle interviewed and Jossef Jan (CLALBIT CIO) and Haim Inger (CLALBIT CTO) about their Virtualized Tier1 Applications..I'm proud for us EMC to have such a customer and I'm even happier to be able… Continue reading EMC World 2011 – A Customer Interview
Hi, My blog posts about the EMC VMAX array and VMware Integration Points were very popular, that’s not really surprising since the VMAX array is the best high end array exist in the market!. come join David robertson @daverdfw and myself @itzikr to an EMC Webcast: VMAX Best Practices for VMware. on the 21/04. (8:00… Continue reading Come Join us to a VMAX & vsphere Recommended Practices Webcast