Category Archive: Nutanix

Nov 17 2017

Meet NPX 013 – Wayne Conrad

Name: Wayne Conrad NPX Number:013 Employer: Nutanix Blog URL: N/A Twitter: @wjconrad Virtualisation background: I started using ESXi 3.5 in 2007 or so on a small 3 host environment to run our corporate network. The consulting firm I was internal IT for at the time had been thinking of starting a VMware practice. The environment was …

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Nov 09 2017

Nutanix Acropolis File Services 2.2.1 Released

Today, 2017-11-09, Nutanix released a new version of Acropolis File Services meaning the latest version is now 2.2.1. Even though the new version includes mainly bug fixes there are two new features included which I know some customers will find useful and will make AFS a more likely option none AFS customers: AFS AV supports …

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Oct 23 2017

Nutanix vRealize Automation Reference Architecture v3.0 Released

Happy to let you know that the latest VMware vRealize Automation on Nutanix Reference Architecture is available for download. Most recent version is now 3.0 and it includes the following software versions from Nutanix and VMware. vRealize Automation 7.3 vSphere 6.5 Nutanix AOS 5.1 vRealize Automation is a framework, multiple infrastructure like components required, for …

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Oct 19 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.3 & More Released

Yesterday, 2017-10-18, Nutanix released an updated version of Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS), AHV, Prism Central, Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) and Foundation. The AOS 5.1.3 release includes improvements to the following areas: Support for Dell XC and Lenovo HX platforms using the Intel G6 SkyLake architecture. Deprecation of TLS …

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Oct 10 2017

Nutanix Xtract For Virtual Machine

In nearly every discussion I have with potential customers the questions comes up about how do we migrate existing workloads to Nutanix. Until today, 2017-10-09, the simple answer has been and still is that it depends on what you actually want to do. Lets say you run hypervisor X today and want to continue running …

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Oct 05 2017

Data Protection for Nutanix AHV Based VMs Version 1.1 Released

A bit more than a year ago I create a blog post around the Data Protection for Nutanix AHV Based VMs. Initially the data protection options available were the once built into the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, Cloud options such as Azure and AWS and also one third-party vendor Commvault. Over the past year a …

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Oct 04 2017

Apply for Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) 2018

A few days ago, 2017-10-02, Nutanix opened the application for their Nutanix Technical Champion Program (NTC) for 2018. If you’re a Nutanix expert that constantly contribute to the community you should apply via this link for NTC before 7:th November 2017 to hopefully be included in the 2018 NTC announcement during December 2017. The following are …

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Oct 03 2017

Nutanix AHV VM Reporting Via REST API

Some time ago I provided a virtual machine reporting script for Nutanix hypervisor AHV virtual machines via the blog post “Nutanix AHV VM Reporting”.That script was running on a Nutanix Controller Virtual Machine (CVM) so it had some shortcomings in terms of flexibility and scheduling options. This new script provides all the output parameters included …

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Oct 01 2017

Turbonimic 6.0 Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-27, Turbonomic, a long time VCDX56 blog sponsor, released a new version of their software which continuously analyzes real-time workload demand and matches it to compute, storage and network resources in a virtualized, private or public cloud environment. This means the latest & greatest Turbonomic version is 6.0 and it brings …

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Sep 29 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.2.0.2 & More Releases For IBM Power Systems

Yesterday, 2017-09-28, Nutanix released an updated version of its Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) for IBM Power Systems meaning the latest and greatest release for IBM Power Systems is now 5.2.0.2. I wrote a blog post about the initial AOS release for IBM Power Systems a while ago which …

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Sep 22 2017

Nutanix OpenStack Virtual Machine Version 4.0 Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-20, Nutanix released a new version of their OpenStack Virtual Machine (OVM) so the current version is now 4.0. There major enhancement with this version is that it includes Acropolis OpenStack Newton driver. The follow software was also release same time as the new OVM: Nutanix drivers (in rpm format) meaning …

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Sep 17 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.2 For IBM Power Systems Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-15, Nutanix released a new version of its Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS). The is the first AOS release that supports IBM Power Systems and means you now have the opportunity to use multiple platforms and not only x86 as the physical platform for your …

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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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