Nutanix AOS 6.5.2 & AHV 8.0.2

Yesterday, 2023-01-24, a new long term support (LTS) version of AOS was made available meaning we are now at version 6.5.2. This is just one day after the short term support (STS) AOS version 6.6 was released which you can read more about here. Also read more about difference between LTS & STS here. The …

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Nutanix AOS 6.6 & AHV 8.1

Today, 2023-01-23, Nutanix releases AOS version 6.6 which is a Short Term Release, read more about difference between LTS & STS here and it comes with quite a few really nice new features and improvements. Just take a look at the below long list:)   Security IP-less Communication Between NGT and CVM. Requested especially by …

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Nutanix Kubernetes Engine 2.7

The Nutanix Kubernetes Engine, formerly known as Karbon, provided with Nutanix Prism Central allows you to manage & deploy Kubernetes clusters. Today, 2023-01-20, a new version was release meaning the latest and greatest version is 2.7 and it comes with the following four improvements/updates: Kubernetes 1.24 support Contrainer Storage Interface (CSI) 2.6.1 support Fluentbit v2.0.6 …

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NDB – Scale Storage for a MongoDB Instance

Since a few NDB versions back it is supported to scale/increase database storageย  (data, journal and log) for MongoDB instance via API and CLI, see for example NDB 2.5.1.1 Release Notes to find out NDB capabilities for a MongoDB instance including: Single instance vs Replica set Greenfield which is a DB provisioned by NDB vs …

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Nutanix Move 4.7

Yesterday, 2023-01-04, a new version of Nutanix Move, VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime, was released and the most up to date version is now 4.7. The below picture explains the architecture of Move Picture borrowed from Nutanix official web site – The Move User Guide. …

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NDB Quick Tip III – Supported Functionalities per DB Engine & DB Server VM Operating System

The is the third blog post in the NDB Quick Tip series and this one will be about what functionalities NDB supports per DB engine & DB Server VM operating system. Other blog posts in the Quick Tip series are: NDB Quick Tip II โ€“ PostgreSQL extensions NDB Quick Tip I โ€“ API v0.9 Back …

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NDB Quick Tip II – PostgreSQL extensions

The second post in the Quick Tip series is about PostgreSQL extensions which is commonly used & it is used to add functionality & improving processes. ย  With the release of NDB version 2.5, release in september 2022, Nutanix added support for the following extensions: pgAudit pg_cron PostGIS TimescaleDB set_user Support means Nutanix has verified …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.1.1

It has only been close to two weeks since Nutanix Database Service, NDB, 2.5.1 was released and today a new dot dot dot release has been made available meaning the latest & greatest NDB version is now 2.5.1.1. One enhancement including an alert when the NTP server configuration at the NDB control plane lavel does …

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Holiday Contest via VEEAM

Happy to share that Veeam once again gives you a chance to win some really nice prizes just in time for the Christmas holidays๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘. There is a total of 15 prizes, 5 each of the following once: Nintendo Switch OLED Anker Nebula Capsule Mini Projector LEGO Technic Lamborghini It’s easy, as usual, to participate in …

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Nutanix Technical Champions 2023 announced

Nutanix Technical Champion (NTC) for 2023 has been announced & there is a total of 100 NTCs for next year๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ The list includes people who earned the title for the first time, people who has repeatedly earned the title from the start and & people who was NTC a few years back and now did …

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NDB Maintenance Window – Part II

This is part II of the NDB Maintenance Window blog series. See the other part(s) via: NDB Maintenance Widow – Part I NDB Maintenance Widow – Part II – This one ๐Ÿ™‚ NDB really needs an option to add multiple DB Server VMs to a maintenance window I have seen/got the above statement/question, in various …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.1

About two months ago Nutanix Database Server (NDB) version 2.5 was release which you can read more about here. Today, 2022-12-06, version 2.5.1 has been made available and it comes with some pretty good new capabilities. RHEL 8.6 Version Support for: Oracle 19c (19.16.0.x and 19.17.0.x) PostgreSQL versions 10 through 14. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Important: For RHEL …

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NDB Quick Tip I – API v0.9

Have decided to start putting out short Nutanix Database Service (NDB) “quick tip” blog posts which will all be based on questions i receive when talking to colleagues, customers & partners. This first one will be about the NDB API. For those of you consuming Nutanix Database Service (NDB) via the API you’re aware of …

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Vembu BDRSuite v5.5

Vembu Technologies, also known as just Vembu, has release version 5.5 of their BDRSuite which is a solution providingย  Backup & Restore plus Disaster Recovery capabilities for on-prem and many public cloud solutions. New features Google Google Cloud Storage (Object Storage) now supported to store backup data, backup copy and offsite data Workspace shared drive …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.0.3

With this dot dot dot release made available yesterday, 2022-11-22, the NDB engineering team has fixed two issues you might encounter for the NDB logical construct database group which is applicable to the database engine MSSQL. Both issues (registration and snapshot) are related to the corner case when you have a mix of standard disks …

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NDB Maintenance Window – Part I

Lately i have received quite a few questions around the Nutanix Database Services (NDB) Maintenance Window functionality which was released with NDB version 2.5. Based on this i have decided to put together a blog series about it and this first one will cover the basics. See the other part(s) via: NDB Maintenance Widow – …

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