Magnus Andersson

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Name: Magnus Andersson
Date registered: January 13, 2021

Latest posts

  1. Nutanix AOS 5.20.2 & AHV 20201105.2229 Released — October 14, 2021
  2. Era Management Plane High Availability Version 2 — October 13, 2021
  3. Nutanix Prism Central 2021.9 Released — October 6, 2021
  4. Veeam @ Google Cloud Next 2021 — October 6, 2021
  5. Apply for Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) 2022 — October 5, 2021

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Nutanix AOS 5.20.2 & AHV 20201105.2229 Released

Yesterday, 2021-10-13, a maintenance release to the latest long term support (LTS) version of AOS, 5.20, was released meaning the latest LTS release is now 5.20.2. As with 5.20 the 5.20.2 release includes from AOS STS (Short Term Support) 5.19, 5.19.1 and 5.19.2 plus additional improvements. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. …

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Era Management Plane High Availability Version 2

With the release of Era version 2.3 in late September 2021, which i wrote a blog post about here, the Era Management Plane was improved when it comes to providing high availability (HA) meaning it does not include any single point of failure (SPOF) anymore. Era Management Plane consists of two service groups: Front-end services …

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Nutanix Prism Central 2021.9 Released

Just a quick blog post to let you know that Prism Central 2021.9 version was just released and can be downloaded via the Nutanix Portal. The focus with 2021.8 which i wrote about here was to make license management easier. The 2021.9 release brings a few new feature, some enhancements and some bug fixes including …

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Veeam @ Google Cloud Next 2021

Quick note: I know quite a few of you will attend the virtual Google Cloud Next 2021 event which is taking place next week, October 12-14. As you might expect Veeam will be there and share content plus delivering the session Cloud Data Protection Your Way. Picture borrowed from Google Cloud Next session page  If …

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Apply for Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) 2022

The Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) program for 2022 is open now and you got until November 2 to apply. The announcement of the new members will take place in December 2021. The NTC program is looking for Nutanix hybrid multicloud experts and the following areas will be taken into consideration when the members are selected: …

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Databases on Nutanix – Reference Architecture

Because organizations store their information, including their most critical data, in databases (DBs), it’s vital that these DBs meet the requirements for availability, manageability, resilience, and performance. To provide the needed database functionality, you must carefully design and maintain both the infrastructure layer and the DB engines, typically following a multistep process for each area: …

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Nutanix AOS 5.15.7 & AHV 20190916.660 Released

Today, 2021-09.21, a new dot release of the Nutanix AOS 5.15 version has been made available via the Nutanix Portal. This means the latest and greatest 5.15 version is now 5.15.7 and this is expected to be the last maintenance release of the 5.15 family. This is an Long Term Support (LTS) that is built …

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Nutanix ERA 2.3 Released

Today, 2021-09-20, is a good day for all Nutanix Era customers and fans out there since version 2.3 has been released. Highlighted New Features There are nine new features in this dot release and i’d like to quickly present three of the most important once: You can now deploy the Era management Plane in a …

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.Next 2021. How to Build a Database-as-a-Service with Nutanix Era

Updated 2021-09-20: Session description has been updated to also include English. ————————————————————————————————————- As i guess most of you know the Nutanix .Next digital experience runs through September 20th – 23rd, 2021 where the 20:th is the Partner Xchange day in Americas. During this years event i’ll be delivering a session around Database as a Service with …

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Nutanix Prism Central 2021.8 Released

Just a quick blog post to let you know that Prism Central 2021.8 version was just released and can be downloaded via the Nutanix Portal. The PC 2021.7 release which i wrote about here brought a lot of features to the table and one of the most valuable (i think) was the AHV SyncRep & …

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Nutanix Era Reporting Script – Clones

After the blog post i made some time ago, beginning of June 2021, about Nutanix Era Reporting Script – Databases i have received some questions about adding new capabilities to the script.  Seems like there is a need for this kind of functionality so my reasons for putting the script together were valid. New functionality …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.3 Released

Today, 2021-08-20, Nutanix released a new dot version of its multi-cloud application management framework Calm meaning the latest and greatest version is now 3.3. As i trust you already know, Calm brings the following key functionalities to the table: Application Lifecycle Management Native Self-Service Multi-Cloud Orchestration Unified VM & Container Management Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) Application-as-Code (AaC) …

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Nutanix AOS 6.0, AHV 20201105.2076 & Prism Central 2021.5 Released

I usually don’t blog about Nutanix AOS Short Term Support (STS) releases but i wanted to make you aware of that a new major version of Nutanix AOS has been released some time ago meaning the latest and greatest AOS STS release is 6.0 As expected it comes with quite a few improvements and new …

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AHV SyncRep & Auto restart applications after cluster failure – Prism Central 2021.7 Released

Thank you Nutanix engineering – with Prism 2021.7 we are getting: AHV SyncRep & Auto restart applications after cluster failure – Witness/Recovery Plan integration This is very critical for many, at least european customers i’m working with, and a great step of taking on even more business critical applications on Nutanix AHV. This means you …

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Nutanix Mine & Commvault

Yesterday, 2021-08-02, Nutanix made the announcement that Nutanix Mine is now available with Commvault which has been a long time data protection player for Nutanix based environments. Back in 2016 i worked with Commvault for the first time and create, together with my colleague Dwayne Lessner, the Nutanix & Commvault Best Practices document. In March …

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Nutanix AHV is a Red Hat certified hypervisor

For quite a few years a Nutanix customer running the Nutanix hypervisor AHV and RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) as their virtual machine guest operating system has been in a situation where: RHEL has been a supported guest operating system by Nutanix. Information from Nutanix, Understanding RHEL Certification and Support for AHV Environments Nutanix AHV has …

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