Nutanix AHV Version 20160925.84 Released

Today, 2017-09-06, Nutanix released a new AHV hypervisor version. The latest and greatest version is now 20160925.84.

There are quite a few enhancements in this version including e.g.:

  • Random read and write performance has been increased.
  • Improved scheduler logic during live migration and upgrade operations.
  • Security Updates
  • VM power on performance is improved.
  • AHV behaviour during bulk VM power state change management for VMs with UEFI enabled
  • Improvements when importing VMware based disk files to AHV Image Configuration/Image Service

The entire release notes can be found here and AHV can be downloaded here.

The release notes includes information about supported browsers for running the VM console functionality and right now the supported browsers are:

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox version 38 or later

As usually, check the Nutanix Compatibility Matrix to make sure AHV, AOS and Model is compatible before performing an upgrade.

A new version of Nutanix AOS has also been released today, read more about that here.