VEEAMON May 2023

It’s almost time for this years first VeeamOn event for data recovery experts which will take place in Miami 22-25 May and in addition to being an onsite event is’t also a virtual event. This is your chance to primarily learn about Veeam Data Platform & Veeam Backup & Replication Pictured borrowed from Veeam official homepage These …

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NDB Quick Tip VII – Manage Multiple Types of MSSQL DBs

As you might be aware of NDB supports Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) based databases including both Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) and always on availability group (AAG) as well as standalone databases. See information about NDB supported configurations for MSSQL here So now on to the actual quick tip 🙂 If …

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NDB Quick Tip VI – DB Server VMs with same IP Address

Can NDB manage DB Server VMs with same IP address ? The above question has come up a few times over the past few months when discussing DBaaS with potential customers. The short answer is NO, each DB Server VM needs to have a separate IP address and to date it has never been a …

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10 years as a blogger

Today, 2023-03-13, it was exactly 10 years ago since i published my First blog post at this blog ,or actually the first one with real content was Error deploying vCNS Manager, which back then was called vcdx56.com During this time i have posted 932 blog post which is more than the one blog post per …

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NDB Quick Tip V – New NDB Documentation Structure

Welcome to the fifth blog post in the NDB quick tip series which will cover the NDB administration guide. Other blog posts in the Quick Tip series are: NDB Quick Tip IV – NDB Pulse Telemetry NDB Quick Tip III – Supported Functionalities per DB Engine & DB Server VM Operating System NDB Quick Tip …

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NDB Quick Tip IV – NDB Pulse Telemetry

The is the forth blog post in the NDB Quick Tip series &  will be about NDB Pulse data. Guess you’re already familiar with Nutanix Pulse data for your Nutanix clusters, right ? Other blog posts in the Quick Tip series are: NDB Quick Tip III – Supported Functionalities per DB Engine & DB Server …

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NDB Maintenance Window – Part III

This is part II of the NDB Maintenance Window blog series. See the other part(s) via: NDB Maintenance Widow – Part I NDB Maintenance Widow – Part II NDB Maintenance Window – Part III The third post about Maintenance Window will be about how to remove a DB Server VM. This can definitely be done …

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VEEAM v12 launch – Win BOSE headphones

I trust all of you using Veeam Backup. & Replication today is aware of the upcoming version 12 release, right? Veeam gives you a chance to hear about the new functionalities & enhancement via their launch even taking place February 14:th, in just 4 days, 2023 between 4:00PM – 5:15PM CET. if you haven’t already, …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.1.2

Today, 2023-02-02, Nutanix has released a new version of Nutanix Database Service, NDB, meaning the latest release available is 2.5.1.2. Yes it’s a dot dot dot release but it brings a nice new capability to the table for customers using NDB Control Plane in HA mode. When you enable HA mode there is now an …

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Nutanix AOS 6.5.2 & AHV 8.0.2

Yesterday, 2023-01-24, a new long term support (LTS) version of AOS was made available meaning we are now at version 6.5.2. This is just one day after the short term support (STS) AOS version 6.6 was released which you can read more about here. Also read more about difference between LTS & STS here. The …

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Nutanix AOS 6.6 & AHV 8.1

Today, 2023-01-23, Nutanix releases AOS version 6.6 which is a Short Term Release, read more about difference between LTS & STS here and it comes with quite a few really nice new features and improvements. Just take a look at the below long list:)   Security IP-less Communication Between NGT and CVM. Requested especially by …

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Nutanix Kubernetes Engine 2.7

The Nutanix Kubernetes Engine, formerly known as Karbon, provided with Nutanix Prism Central allows you to manage & deploy Kubernetes clusters. Today, 2023-01-20, a new version was release meaning the latest and greatest version is 2.7 and it comes with the following four improvements/updates: Kubernetes 1.24 support Contrainer Storage Interface (CSI) 2.6.1 support Fluentbit v2.0.6 …

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NDB – Scale Storage for a MongoDB Instance

Since a few NDB versions back it is supported to scale/increase database storage  (data, journal and log) for MongoDB instance via API and CLI, see for example NDB 2.5.1.1 Release Notes to find out NDB capabilities for a MongoDB instance including: Single instance vs Replica set Greenfield which is a DB provisioned by NDB vs …

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Nutanix Move 4.7

Yesterday, 2023-01-04, a new version of Nutanix Move, VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime, was released and the most up to date version is now 4.7. The below picture explains the architecture of Move Picture borrowed from Nutanix official web site – The Move User Guide. …

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NDB Quick Tip III – Supported Functionalities per DB Engine & DB Server VM Operating System

The is the third blog post in the NDB Quick Tip series and this one will be about what functionalities NDB supports per DB engine & DB Server VM operating system. Other blog posts in the Quick Tip series are: NDB Quick Tip II – PostgreSQL extensions NDB Quick Tip I – API v0.9 Back …

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NDB Quick Tip II – PostgreSQL extensions

The second post in the Quick Tip series is about PostgreSQL extensions which is commonly used & it is used to add functionality & improving processes.   The first blog post in the series is available via: NDB Quick Tip I – API v0.9 With the release of NDB version 2.5, release in september 2022, …

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