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Tintri Deployment and Best Practices Guide for VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.8
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

This Best Practices Guide for running VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) on Tintri VMstore™ systems is intended to assist Data Protection and Disaster Recovery (DR) Administrators, IT Administrators and Architects who are responsible for deploying and managing DR strategies within their virtual infrastructures powered by Tintri VMstore storage appliances. This guide focuses specifically on SRM 5.8 – and therefore all instructions and screenshots focus on the vSphere Web Client – although the Tintri Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) supports SRM 5.5 as well.

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Backup and recovery best practices with Symantec NetBackup and Tintri Vmstore
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

This Tintri Best Practices Guide for Backup and Recovery will assist individuals who are responsible for the design, deployment, and DR of Tintri VMstore™ Systems. This document will discuss best practices for deploying Symantec NetBackup for data protection leveraging vStorage APIs for Data Protection (VADP) for backups. It also discusses the use of Tintri’s SnapVM™, CloneVM™ and ReplicateVM™ features to complement data protection of virtual machines and critical applications hosted on Tintri’s VMstores with Symantec NetBackup.

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View Composer API for Array Integration (VCAI) from VMware on Tintri VMstore Platform
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

The View component of VMware Horizon™ 6 brings the agility of cloud computing to the desktop and revolutionizes desktops into highly available and agile services delivered from your cloud. It enables higher levels of availability, scalability and reliability for virtual desktops. VCAI leverages storage arrays’ native cloning abilities to offload storage operations within a VMware View environment. As a result, VCAI improves provisioning speeds and provides integrated management in View Composer for customers wanting to leverage advanced storage capabilities, such as per-VM snapshots and clones, offered by Tintri VMstore systems.

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SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AAG) on Tintri
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

This Best Practices Guide for running SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups on Tintri VMstoreTM systems is intended to assist SQL DBAs, IT Administrators and Architects who are responsible for deploying and managing clustered Microsoft SQL Database servers within their virtual infrastructures powered by Tintri VMstore storage appliances.

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Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization on Tintri VMstore Systems best practices guide
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

This Best Practices Guide for deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) on Tintri VMstore systems will assist individuals who are responsible for the design and deployment of Tintri VMstore systems for running RHEV environments. This document will discuss configuration of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager (RHEV-M) and configuring host servers in a RHEV cluster, using Tintri per-VM features to deploy, configure and manage data protection of virtual machines (VMs) hosted on Tintri VMstores.

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Tintri FlashFirst design: storage intelligence for virtualized environments
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

Built on the industry's first and leading application-aware storage architecture, Tintri Vmstore delivers performance for thousands of VMs with sub-millisecond latencies using a patented hybrid flash and disk storage architecture. This technical paper discusses how Tintri FlashFirst Design including VM-level QoS works and how it makes virtualization simple, predictable, and efficient.

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Ensuring robust data integrity
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

This white paper describes how the Tintri OS and its underlying file system provide unparalleled data integrity and intelligent performance for serving hundreds of VMs in a single appliance. It also examines Tintri's proprietary redundant array of independent disks (RAID) implementation for comprehensive data integrity.

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Integration guide: Unidesk and Tintri
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

Unidesk VDI management software for Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View and Tintri VM-aware storage are an ideal combination for high performance, easy-to-manage VDI. This white paper provides benefits and design considerations for deploying Unidesk with the Tintri VMstore storage appliance.

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Managing VM Data with Tintri
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

Tintri VMstore release 2.0 includes new advancements that extend Tintri's unique and powerful per-VM capabilities through Tintri ReplicateVM. ReplicateVM yields an unprecedented level of data protection for VMs, free of the complexities associated with traditionally structured storage systems. ReplicateVM updates occur in accordance with the creation of new snapshots for VMs protected by ReplicateVM.

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Risk-free VDI with Tintri and Vmware
By Tintri | 9/1/2015

VMware Horizon View provides robust VDI capabilities and has exceptionally tight integration with vSphere. Likewise, Tintri provides a storage platform that deploys quickly and delivers an unparalleled combination of performance and density for VDI in a compact data center footprint. This helpful technical white paper offers guidance for deploying Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) VDI with VMware Horizon View on VMware vSphere and Tintri VMstore.

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