Category Archive: Nutanix

Nutanix Move 4.5 Released

A new version of Nutanix Move – VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime – was released yesterday, 2022-06-27, meaning the latest version is now 4.5 . The below picture explains the architecture of Move Picture borrowed from Nutanix official web site – The Move User Guide. …

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Nutanix Product Ports & Protocols

Not sure if you have already seen this already but recently Nutanix made a change to its overall documentation available via portal.nutanix.com. The change includes where product ports and protocols information is displayed and instead of keeping it in each and every products documentation it will be available via one place which makes it way …

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Nutanix AOS 5.20.4 & AHV 20201105.2286 Released

Yesterday, 2022-05-24, a new maintenance release to the latest long term support (LTS) version of AOS, 5.20, was released meaning the latest LTS release is now 5.20.4. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here.AOS 5.20.4 includes support for ESXi 7.0U3c and in addition it includes a lot of improvements, with a strong focus …

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Nutanix AOS 6.1.1 Released

I’ll make another exception to the fact i don’t usually blog about Nutanix AOS Short Term Support (STS) releases but with the interest in AOS version 6.1 among our customers i thought it would be good to inform you that AOS 6.1.1 was released yesterdayย  2022-05-18. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. …

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Nutanix Objects Version 3.5

Just a short while ago i wrote an introduction to Nutanix Objects blog post which you can find here and since then a new version of Objects has been released. The most current version is now 3.5 and it includes the following new features: Kafka endpoint – Logging the notification events. You can add up …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.5

With the new Calm 3.5 release we are getting a feature requested by more and more Nutanix customers and that is —-Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Support—- This is really great news and brings another layer of flexibility and security to your overall self-service solution driven by Calm. A tunnel virtual machine (VM) is required on …

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Nutanix Objects

This is one of the firt times i write about Nutanix Objects also called just Objects and you will in the not so far distant future understand why ๐Ÿ™‚ Objects is an object store service which is designed and provides an Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service (AWS S3) compatible REST API. As you know …

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Nutanix ERA 2.4.1 Released

About 2.5 months since the previous release of Nutanix DBaaS Era, version 2.4, a new version called 2.4.1 was released today 2022-04-11. It enables you to patch Standby Oracle Databases in addition to primary databases and includes support for latest the AOS release meaning AOS 6.1. There are many enhancements and fixes included with 2.4.1 …

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Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.2

The Era Security document has been updated to reflect a Database Instance Account managementย  improvement that was included in the Era version 2.4 but unfortunately missed in the previous document update. Since Era version 2.4 it is supported to update the DB engine PostgreSQL database user (postgres) password for the database instance. After the password …

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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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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 Loggingย Improvements Alertingย 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 inย  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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