Tag Archive: Erasure Coding

Nutanix Erasure Coding (EC-X) – How it works

Nutanix Erasure Coding (EC-X) is one of the storage reduction technologies available in Nutanix Acropolis Operating System (AOS) which is basically the Nutanix cluster. It basically takes one or two data copies and create a parity that can be used to recreate the data if required. I have had quite a few questions regarding how …

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Nutanix Erasure Coding

For those of you who runs the Nutanix platform or have seen Nutanix presentations understands that the Nutanix Distributed FileSystem (NDFS) stores data using replication factor (RF) 2 or 3. This means that the file system stores either 2 pieces or 3 pieces of the same data to deliver availability and this is customer decision and configuration. Replication factor …

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