Post by Andre Leibovici (thank you)
Nutanix is a distributed scale-out 3-tier platform, utilizing RAM, Flash and HDD. This combination provides access to constantly accessed data in terms of microseconds; instead of milliseconds when exclusively flash devices are used. This is an awesome feature that influence and enhance the end-user experience for any type of workload.
De-duplication allows the sharing of guest VM data on premium storage tiers (RAM and Flash). Performance of guest VMs suffers when active data can no longer fit in the premium tiers.
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