Sep 20 2017

VeeamOn Tour Virtual December 2017

Just wanted to take the time and let you know that Veeam is hosting a Virtual Availability Event later this year with same setup as last year when 2 400 users attended the show. The setup means you can participate in the event from your home or office chair (no travel included) since it is in …

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Sep 13 2017

Download Image From Nutanix Image Configuration Via REST API

The Nutanix Image Configuration available in Nutanix hypervisor, AHV, based Nutanix Clusters is used to hold Disk and ISO files from which you want to create create new virtual machines from or use during operations system (e.g. VirtIO) or other software installations. It is easily accessible via: Nutanix PRISM -> Gear Icon (in the top …

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Sep 09 2017

Need A Nutanix .Next 2017 Europe Blogger Pass?

I’m happy to let you know that Nutanix will give away a limited number of blogger passes for the Nutanix .Next user conference in Nice November 7-9 2017. And of course the event will be held in the Acropolis Conference Center:) The blogger pass you have a chance to get provides you with a complimentary conference …

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Sep 06 2017

Nutanix AHV Version 20160925.84 Released

Today, 2017-09-06, Nutanix released a new AHV hypervisor version. The latest and greatest version is now 20160925.84. There are quite a few enhancements in this version including e.g.: Random read and write performance has been increased. Improved scheduler logic during live migration and upgrade operations. Security Updates VM power on performance is improved. AHV behaviour …

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Sep 06 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.2 & More Released

Today, 2017-09-06, Nutanix released an updated version of Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) and this means that the most current AOS version is 5.1.2. The AOS 5.1.2 release includes improvements to the following areas: AHV-Management Cassandra Curator Data protection Hyper-V Infrastructure Services In-Place Hypervisor Conversion also known as Dial …

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Sep 04 2017

Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) Version 3.1 Released

Quick blog post to let you know that Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) version 3.1 has been released. You can run NCC via: CVM command line by using command bcc health_checks run_all Via PRISM UI -> Health -> Actions -> Run Checks There are eight new checks, according to the below list, in this release and there …

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Sep 01 2017

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session – Troubleshooting vSphere 6 Made Easy

Session “Troubleshooting vSphere 6 Made Easy: Expert Talk – INF9205R” was presented by Ragavendra Kumar who works as a Technical Support Supervisor at  VMware and Abhilash Kunhappan who is a Staff Technical Support Engineer at VMware. The following areas were covered: vCenter Server ESXi Server Network Storage The session included both methodology & actually tips and …

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Aug 30 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas – Day 2 General Session Summary

Today I managed to get a blogger/press table at the general session on time, skipping breakfast was the key, and not like yesterday when I got my place 5 min after the general session started:) Pat Gelsinger started with inviting Michael Dell on to the stage and they answered pre-prepared questions from the audience. You …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session – Extreme Performance Series: vSphere Compute & Memory Schedulers

One of the longest blog post headings I have seen:) After 30 min lunch break which meant I didn’t get lunch i attended the breakout session “Extreme Performance Series – vSphere Compute & Memory Schedulers SER2344” presented by Xunjia Lu who is a Staff Engineer. !! Resources coasts money so we have to schedule them …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session – Distributed Networking and Security Services NET1932

After the initial General Session between 09:00-10:30 I went on with a breakout session “Distributed Networking and Security Services – NET1932” presented by Anirban Sengupta who is a Sr Direcrot NSX and Jayjant Jain who is a NSX Architect. The session started with a lesson in traditional datacenter and application setup meaning the protecting of …

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Aug 29 2017

vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

A very short blog post to let you know that I have created a blog post around VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on the Nutanix Next community. It is called: vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud The following is the blog post introduction The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform is a hardware-agnostic …

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Aug 29 2017

VMware PKS Announced

Today, 2017-08-29, VMware announced/introduced VMware Pivotal Container Service which is a collaboration with VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud to deliver VMware Pivotal Container Service (VMware PKS). Not really sure about the PKS but maybe it is to point out Kubernetes or maybe PCS is already taken:) Components included are e.g. NSX, Kubernetes, vRealize Automation, Wavefront telemetry Kubernetes, …

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Aug 29 2017

vCloud Director 9.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced a new version of vCloud Director, (vCD)  meaning the most current release will be 9.0. Latest available vCD version today is 8.2 and was released February 2017. There is not that much information available yet about new features and capabilities but here are a few: Flex UI is gone and there …

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Aug 29 2017

NSX-T Version 2.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced the next version of their network virtualisation product NSX-T  meaning the latest and greatest version will soon be 2.0. NSX-T replaced NSX-MH which was the first NSX version to support multi-hypervisor. NSX-T can provide network virtualisation for both multi-cloud and multi-hypervisor environment. To be more specific we are talking about: Virtual …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas – Day 1 General Session Summary

Nice opening by Pat Gelsigner when he talks about the disaster in Houston and sends his thoughts and prayers…. Then we got a bit of a history lesson when work transformation since 1810 was brought up and point was that we are aiming on or must focus on creating higher value jobs. VMware Vision: Any Device Any …

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Aug 28 2017

VMware Integrated Container 4.0 Announced

VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIC), which is a VMware supported OpenStack distribution has been around for a few years. It built on the OpenStack Ocata release  and it runs on top of the VMware SDDC and it offers the following capabilities/meet the following use cases: Implementing a Developer Cloud Running Containers Leveraging Network Virtualization (VMware NSX) The …

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