Magnus Andersson

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Name: Magnus Andersson
Date registered: January 13, 2021

Latest posts

  1. Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5 Released — October 3, 2022
  2. Apply for Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) 2023 — October 3, 2022
  3. AHV 8.0 – AHV-20220304.242 Released — September 29, 2022
  4. Nutanix AOS 6.5.1 & AHV 20201105.30411 Released — September 27, 2022
  5. Developer Portal & v4 API early access — August 31, 2022

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MacBook Firewall Port Configuration

Like everyone else i trust you run your MacBook, PC or whatever you’re using in the most secure way possible, rightĀ  šŸ˜ ? One of many aspects are to make sure the local firewall is active and in MacOs that’s controlled via System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> Firewall. Via Firewall Options you have …

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Nutanix Calm VM version 3.3.1 Released

A few weeks back Nutanix Calm version 3.4 was released which i wrote about here and as you know Calm is running as a container, actually two containers, in Nutanix Prism Central (PC). For some time there has been an option to run Calm as a standalone VM on ESXi and with the release of …

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VeeamOn May 2022

For those of you who haven’t seen it already – this years virtual VeeamOn is scheduled to take place in May 16-19 and will be both an onsite event in Las Vegas and a virtual event. As usual the agenda is packed and this time with 65+ sessions, 50+ speakers and the main topics that …

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Veeam E-book – Salesforce Backup & Restore

Quick not to let you know, unless you already have seen, that Veeam has released an e-book with the title “Salesforce Backup for Dummies”. You might have wished for a title including both backup & restore šŸ˜‚šŸ˜‚ But make no mistake, the book covers the restore part as well in addition to the three main …

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Nine years as a blogger

Today, 2022-03-13, i celebrate (or whatever i’m doing) nine years as a blogger. During past 12 months around 65 blog post have been created meaning total number of live blog posts are now in the 885 range. Haven’t doneĀ  any major changes for the blog apart from minor design things and also the old name …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.4 Released

Yesterday, 2022-03-08, Nutanix released a new dot version of its multi-cloud application management framework Calm meaning the latest and greatest version is now 3.4. As i trust you already know, Calm brings the following key functionalities to the table: IT Agility and Human Error Elimination Unified Multi-Cloud Orchestration Automated Self-Service with Centralized Control Nutanix Marketplace …

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Nutanix Karbon 2.4 Released

A few days ago, 2022-03-02, Nutanix released a new version of Karbon, which provides provisioning and operations of Kubernetes clusters, meaning latest and greatest version is now 2.4. The new version comes with the following new and or improved features: GPU Pass-through Support Support for Kubernetes v1.21 Nodepool Improvements Cluster LoggingĀ Improvements AlertingĀ Improvements In addition the …

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Nutanix AOS 6.1, AHV 20201105.30142 & Prism Central 2022.1 Released

As mentioned previously I usually don’t blog about Nutanix AOS Short Term Support (STS) releases but with the new features and enhancements that comes with AOS 6.1, released 2022-02-24, are just to good to not blog about šŸ™‚ Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. Take a look at the pretty impressive list …

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Nutanix ERA Database Group Management

Back in summer 2021 Nutanix Era version 2.2 was released which you can read about here. One of the features introduced was the concept of MS SQL Server database groups which mean you can group multiple databases running in the same database instance as one Time Machine entity. This applies to both single DB Server …

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Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.1

Another update to the Era Security document has been released to reflect the security enhancements included inĀ  the most recent release meaning Era version 2.4. There are two major improvements to the security aspect in Era 2.4: Password management for the Era Management Plane Repository (database) Account(s) meaning postgres or postgres + era Entity Sharing …

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Era – Select Different Compute Profiles During PostgreSQL High Availability Provisioning

IMPORTANT: It is not supported to use different Compute Profiles for the different DB Server VMs, just different Compute Profiles for the group of DB Server VMs & the HA Proxy VM(s)!!!! ——————————————————————————————— When provisioning a PostgreSQL High Availability setup using Nutanix Era you have the option to also deploy a pair of HA Proxy …

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Nutanix AOS 5.20.3 & AHV 20201105.2244 Released

A few days ago, 2022-01-24, a maintenance release to the latest long term support (LTS) version of AOS, 5.20, was released meaning the latest LTS release is now 5.20.3. As with 5.20 the 5.20.3 release includes features from AOS STS (Short Term Support) 5.19, 5.19.1 and 5.19.2 plus additional improvements. Read more about difference between …

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Nutanix ERA 2.4 Released

Today, 2022-01-24, Nutanix has release version 2.4 of its DBaaS platform Era. This version will let you manage 600 DBs across two Nutanix cluster from a single Era instance. Great enhancement. Highlighted New Features Apart from the scalability improvement already mentioned there are eight major new features in this new version and i’d like to …

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Nutanix – Database Migration

Customers has been running databases on top of Nutanix HCI for quite a few years and the number keeps increasing. One reason being is obviously the magic HCI solution but another major reason is the Nutanix Database Management solution, Era, which i believe you are already familiar with. No matter if you’re using Era or …

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Era Managing the Network IP Pool or Not

Wanted to tell you about a confusion i have seen a few times when it comes to Era Networks and consuming Era via the API. In my example below, from the Era UI, the network default-era-npx5-01 hasĀ Manage IP Address PoolĀ set to In Era meaning Era will assign IP Addresses from its IP pool to DB …

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Container Storage Interface (CSI) 2.5 Released

A new version of the Nutanix Container Storage Interface (CSI) Volume Driver for Kubernetes has been released meaning the most recent version is now 2.5. It comes with the following new and/or enhanced features: CSI NFS Volume Resize feature allows dynamically resizing of persistent volumes (PVs). NFS IP whitelist meaning the NFS volume can only …

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