VDI Calculator v6.2 is Now Available w/ Haswell support
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…
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via Andre Leibovici at myvirtualcloud.net