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What is a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure... and why use it?
Back in the day, cloud was the big buzzword. Are you in the cloud? Have your started to use the cloud? Every company, big or small, was offering some sort of cloud solution. Today, cloud is mainstream.
The new buzzword in my opinion is hyper-converged. Sounds like a mouthful. Say it with me slowly, h y p e r - c o n v e r g e d. By definition hyper-convergence or hyper-converged is a type of infrastructure system with a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources and other technologies from scratch in a commodity hardware box supported by a single vendor.
Let me repeat that, "tightly integrates compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources and other technologies from scratch in a commodity hardware box supported by a single vendor".
Companies like Nutanix, SimpliVity, Dell, VMware, and Atlantis Computing offer such a solution.
But why would you want to use a solution like this versus the traditional separation of hardware vendors? What is the selling point, the upside, the benefit of changing everything you are used to doing today that works? In its easiest form, simplicity.
Having a single piece of hardware that integrates your storage, compute, networking, resources, and virtualization gives you a single pane of glass into your infrastructure. If storage is compromised, you can see that from a single console. If your virtual hosts are over taxed, you can see that from a single console. Need to deploy 100 VM's in a matter of minutes, you can do that from a single console. Need to expand your environment, you can quickly see what hosts are available and what resources you have available. The administration of hardware and software has never been easier.
I've listed some of the benefits below:
Other benefits include easy automation, support of major hypervisors including VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V, and support for Virtual Desktop projects. You have redundant data protection, High Availability, Node Failure, and IOPS that can equate to 100,000. 100,000 IOPS was unheard of years ago. Today that's common place with hyper-converged; and those numbers will just get bigger. Want to know the best part of all of this? It's software, and with a software release you can see IOPS continue to increase x amount of times over.
November 30, 2016
As our universe becomes more robust and, its inhabitants become increasingly more aware of the stability of WAN, it is most certain that the future....
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