New Nutanix Release – 5.6

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 […]

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Installation Nutanix CE Edition auf einem Intel NUC (März 2017)

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 […]

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Nutanix Storage Efficiency Features – CVM Memory sizing guidelines

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 […]

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Hypervisor Upgrade on Nutanix

 Recently I’ve tested the hypervisor upgrade functionality on the Nutanix platform. Is that so easy as it seems to be? let’s prove.  The required steps were:  Reserve some minutes before lunch for preparation Download json file from nutanix support portal Download the offline bundle from to find the right offline bundle just put the […]

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