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VDI Calculator v6.2 is Now Available w/ Haswell support

VDI Calculator v6.2 is Now Available w/ Haswell support
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Today I am announcing the general availability of the new VDI Calculator v6.2. This version introduces support for the Xeon E5-2600 V3 family of processors, based on Haswell microarchitecture, and Configure To Order (CTO) configurations for the Nutanix NX and Dell XC series.

 

  • Haswell E5-16xx/26xx v3 processors – Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge microarchitecture, which is the de facto processor in all Nutanix hardware platforms today. The VDI calculator now accepts Haswell E5-16xx/26xx v3 processors up to 18 cores. Please note that Haswell configurations can also be used for traditional SAN (3-tier) deployments. According to Intel, “From a performance perspective we are delivering worldwide performance levels, tripling performance [thanks to] the Xeon V3’s 18 cores [that] offer a 50 percent increase over the prior generation”. On Nutanix NX and Dell XC the storage performance improvements are visible as you can see in the graph…

Read the entire article here, VDI Calculator v6.2 is Now Available w/ Haswell support

via Andre Leibovici at myvirtualcloud.net

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MyVirtualCloud.NET by Andre Leibovici Andre Leibovici is a leading expert in the area of Datacenter and Enterprise Mobility. For the last 15 years Andre's passion and dedication has helped many organizations while working for VMware CTO Office, VMware PSO, EMC vSpecialists, and through creating professional blogging resources. His expertise is backed by 20+ years' industry experience managing IT infrastructures and teams for large organizations. Andre's blog myvirtualcloud.net is recognized as one of the industry leading End User Computing blogs with 3M+ hits every month. Based on his field experience, Andre developed a number of free tools to help beginners and advanced architects to appropriately size and architect VDI solutions. Andre's passion led him to found the APAC Virtualization Podcast and speak at conferences and public events. Due to his creativity and accomplishments, Andre received the VMware Virtual Desktop Ingenuity Award'2009, and was recognized as vExpert recipient award for multiple consecutive years. Andre is currently enjoying helping Nutanix as Sr. Director, Partner Innovation & Vertical Alliances.

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