Category Archive: Era

Nutanix ERA – How To Protect Database Data

————————————————————————– Updated 2021-02-02: Updated version available here ————————————————————————– Nutanix Era is a platform that delivers database as a service (DBaaS). It automates and simplifies database administration including: Provisioning Clone Refresh Backup Restore Patching In summary Era brings one-click simplicity and invisible operations to database provisioning and life-cycle management. The following picture describes the Era logical …

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Nutanix Era Consumed via Nutanix Calm

This video will showcase how Nutanix Era can be consumed via Nutanix Calm. The following tasks are included in the video: Provision PostgreSQL Database Instance Perform Log CatchUp Take Snapshot Restore Database Instance Clone Database Instance During the provisioning Calm reaches out to Era to get the available Era Profiles and SLAs meaning it is …

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Nutanix ERA 2.0 Released

Happy to let you know what Era 2.0 has been release. There are a lot of new features and new functionality in Era 2.0 and i have been working with quite a few of them already. The single most important new feature in my opinion is the Multi-Cluster Support Era multi-cluster capability allows you to …

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Nutanix ERA 1.3.1 Released

Yesterday, 2020-07-09, Nutanix released a new version of Era meaning version 1.3.1 is now the latest and greatest. For you that’s is not familiar with Nutanix Era it’s a database management & data copy solution which you can read more about here Version 1.3.1 comes with an enhancement to Windows Domain Profiles, which is a …

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Nutanix Era API Integration – DB Deployment using python

During a recent Nutanix Era proof of concept (POC) the customer wanted to drive database management via the Era API and not provide the consumers with Era UI access. This can easily be done since Era provides a rich set of functionality via its API, actually everything you do via the UI is an API …

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Nutanix ERA 1.3 Released

Today, 2020-06-02, Nutanix released a new version of Era meaning the latest ad greatest version is now 1.3. For you that’s is not familiar with Nutanix Era it’s a database management & data copy solution. There are enhancements and or new features in the following areas: Era Server Deployment Japanese UI support Time Machine Easy …

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vRealize Automation & Nutanix Era Integration – Time Machine Snapshot

This integration video follows the same theme, Nutanix Era, as the three previous videos which are available via: ServiceNow & Nutanix Era Integration – Time Machine Snapshot ServiceNow & Nutanix Era Integration – Provision a MariaDB Database vRealize Automation & Nutanix Era Integration – Provision a PostgreSQL Database This one is also about the Nutanix …

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ServiceNow & Nutanix Era Integration – Time Machine Snapshot

This integration video follows the same theme, Nutanix Era, as the two previous videos which are available via: ServiceNow & Nutanix Era Integration – Provision a MariaDB Database vRealize Automation & Nutanix Era Integration – Provision a PostgreSQL Database This one is about using a Nutanix Era feature called Time Machine which provides one-click database …

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Nutanix ERA 1.2 Released

Yesterday, 2020-01-02, Nutanix released a new version of its database management & data copy solution, Nutanix Era, meaning latest and greatest version is now 1.2. There are enhancements and or new features in the following areas: Era Server Oracle PostgreSQL SQL Server One feature that I know, coming from an infrastructure background, will be much …

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vRealize Automation & Nutanix Era Integration – Provision a PostgreSQL Database

So following up on the previous ServiceNow – Nutanix Era Integration blog post with another one but this time vRealize Automation to Nutanix Era integration. Pretty much same thing but this time I’ll create a PostgreSQL database and its associated virtual machine compared to a MariaDB and its associated virtual machine in the previous blog …

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ServiceNow & Nutanix Era Integration – Provision a MariaDB Database

Never say never again:) It took me about 5 years since I last created a YouTube video but lately I have been recorded a few new once. It’s still with automation/orchestration in focus and the first video will be about ServiceNow to Nutanix Era integration. As you know, Nutanix has an API first approach and …

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ServiceNow UI Freezes During An Order/Request

Lately I have been doing quite a lot of third-party integration to Nutanix Era work meaning driving Era functionality from a layer above, customer service portals. While taking advantage of the ServiceNow Workflow functionality to e.g. run REST API commands to external systems, in my case to Era, the ServiceNow Service Portal page will be …

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Nutanix ERA – Upgrade Using Command Line

few days ago I had to upgrade Nutanix Era using command line since remote access didn’t they way it should and I only had ssh access to the Era VM. However, there is a simple process you can follow if the Era VM has connection to portal.nutanix.com from where the Era software will be downloaded. …

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