Atlantis USX 3.5 – What’s New?
I’m excited to announce the latest enhancements to the Atlantis USX product following the release of Atlantis USX 3.5.
Before we delve too deep in what’s new in USX 3.5, let’s take a brief recap on some of the innovative features from our previous releases.
We delivered USX 2.2 back in February 2015 where we delivered XenServer Support and LDAP authentication, USX 3.0 followed in August 2015 with support for VMware VVOLs, Volume Level Snapshot and Replication and the release of Atlantis Insight. USX 3.1 gave us deduplication aware stretched cluster and also multi-site disaster recovery in October 2015. Two-node clusters were enabled in USX 3.1.2 as well as enhancements to SnapClone for workspace in January 2016.
Some of these features were first in the industry features, for example, support for VMware VVOLs on a hyperconverged platform, all-flash hyperconverged before it became an industry standard and deduplication-aware stretched cluster using the Teleport technology that we pioneered in 2014 and released with USX 2.0.
The feature richness and consistent innovation is something that we strive to continue to deliver with USX 3.5 coupled with a more stable and operationally ready feature set.
Let’s focus on the key focus areas with this latest release and what makes it different from the previous versions. Three main areas with the USX 3.5 enhancements are Simplify, Solidify and Optimize. These areas are targeted to provide a better user experience for both administrators and end users.
Health Checks – We’ve added the ability to perform system health checks at any time, this is of course useful when planning for either a new installation or an upgrade. Of course you can also run a health check on your USX environment at any time to make sure that everything is functioning as it should. This great feature helps identify any configuration issues prior to deployment of volumes. The tool will give pass or fail results for each of the test items, however, not all failed items prevent you from continuing your deployment, these will be flagged as a warning. For example, Internet Accessibility is not a requirement for USX, it is used to upload Insight logs or check for USX updates.
Read the entire article here, Atlantis USX 3.5, What’s New?
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