Nutanix LCM ist eine Software Komponente am Nutanix Cluster die es ermöglicht Firmware und Software Komponenten (zb: Disk Firmware oder BIOS) am Nutanix Cluster zu inventarisieren und zu aktualisieren. Der Nutanix LCM (Life Cycle Manager) nützt ein Internet Repository um sich aktuelle Informationen über Firmware Upgrades zu holen. Wenn jedoch der Nutanix Cluster in einer […]Read more "Nutanix – Create a LCM Dark Site repo with a docker container (GERMAN)"
unbelievable what the Frame team achieved in the last month. They surprised us during the .NEXT conference with the GA release of Frame on AHV! Here a short overview of the components required to bring the delightful power of Frame to your datacenter! the following components are required: The Basics: An AHV Cluster and Prism […]Read more "Nutanix Frame on AHV – a first look"
Nutanix Karbon is a curated turnkey offering that provides simplified provisioning and operations of Kubernetes (aka K8s) clusters. Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration system for deploying and managing container-based applications. With the advent of Kubernetes deploying highly scalable and by default high available apps has never been easier then before. On the other hand […]Read more "Nutanix Karbon – a first look"
In part 1 I would like to cover the prerequisites to use CALM application deployment in a vSphere environment. Since Prism Central / CALM 5.7 it is possible to deploy blueprints in a vSphere environment. IMPORTANT: The vSphere environment can be on a Nutanix or a non-Nutanix environment. Prism Central on the other hand has to […]Read more "Using Nutanix CALM in a vSphere environment – Part 1"
Nutanix Calm provides a set of pre-seeded application blueprints that are available to you for consumption. The VM base images are provided by nutanix and these are cloud-init enabled images. Nutanix is following therefore a security best practice manner: – Using a cloud-init enabled image – Use cloud-init to inject a public key upon VM […]Read more "How to create ssh key pairs for launching a Nutanix pre-seeded application blueprint in CALM with puttygen"
Since AOS 5.5 the Self Service Portal and therefore the image management has moved to Prism Central. When you want to register a disk image from a VM from one of your AHV clusters to Prism Central you have to use the NFS path to the image. For example: nfs://<clusterip>/container_1/.acropolis/vmdisk/01c96451-1e72-4f0d-a8f5-d15ed90227a4 how to get the […]Read more "Nutanix – How to register a disk image in Prism Central"
Initially it was planned as version 5.5.1, but as there are plenty of new features a “0.+1.0” Release is more than worthy. the short summary: 5.6 release – feature highlights Prism Central (5.6) Microsegmentation Policies GA API V3 GA Scale Out Prism Central AOS (5.6) Support 80 Terabytes Storage per Node Two-node Cluster AHV-(20170830.115) Guest […]Read more "New Nutanix Release – 5.6"
Es gibt schon viele Blog Posts auf Englisch zu diesem Thema, daher hab ich mich für einen deutschsprachigen Blogpost entschieden. Die Nutanix Community Edition (CE) ist die kostenfreie Version der Nutanix Acropolis Plattform Software inkl. dem AHV : der eigene Hypervisor von Nutanix. Die CE Version ermöglicht die Leistungsfähigkeit der Nutanix Software auf einer Standard […]Read more "Installation Nutanix CE Edition auf einem Intel NUC (März 2017)"
It will be very seldom but if you need to remove a Nutanix cluster from PRISM central it is very easy (no big surprise when you know Nutanix) Login to PRISM central, select “Explore”: Select “Clusters” on the left. Select the cluster which has to be removed on the right side: from the “Actions:” menu select […]Read more "Nutanix – How to remove a Cluster from PRISM Central"
Nutanix has a very smart architecture for their platform – standard hardware technologies combined in a very smart way. And the glue between is the Controller VM. This design allows full control of the ressources of the software-defined storage architecture (well Nutanix ECP is much more than a SW defined storage approach). One key ressource […]Read more "Nutanix Storage Efficiency Features – CVM Memory sizing guidelines"