Tag Archive: Calm

Nutanix Calm Version 3.3 Released

Today, 2021-08-20, Nutanix released a new dot version of its multi-cloud application management framework Calm meaning the latest and greatest version is now 3.3. As i trust you already know, Calm brings the following key functionalities to the table: Application Lifecycle Management Native Self-Service Multi-Cloud Orchestration Unified VM & Container Management Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) Application-as-Code (AaC) …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.2 Released

Last week a new version of Nutanix Cloud Application Lifecycle Management (Calm) software was released meaning the latest and greatest version is now 3.2…. Same as with Calm 3.0 the 3.2 version comes with 9 new features and a lot of enhancements to existing features. My top one new feature is…………………. Calm Data Back up …

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Heads Up! – New Nutanix Era Version 2.1 PostgreSQL User and Group Requirements

Quick note to let you know about a PostgreSQL related change that has been implemented in Nutanix Era 2.1. As you know Era comes with a PostgreSQL software profile including VM built on CentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 and PostgreSQL version 10.4. This Era software profile is not affected meaning this note is addressing the PostgreSQL …

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Monitor Era Operation Progress – Calm & Era Integration

I’m getting more and more questions about integrations to Nutanix Era from overlying self-service, automation and orchestration services/tools. It’s a perfect match since integrations to Era is one of my responsibilities these days so keep the questions coming:) There is another blog post which covers Era progress monitoring via ServiceNow available here. In this blog …

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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 Calm Version 3.0 Released

A new version of Nutanix Cloud Application Lifecycle Management (Calm) software was released today, 8:th of June 2020…. Version 3.0 comes with 9 new features and a lot of enhancements to existing features. My top one new feature is: Calm Runbooks – Can automate stuff without the need of an application and or blueprint. Apart …

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Nutanix Calm As Default Landing Page in Prism Central & Nutanix Calm Version 2.9.7 Released

Might be my longest blog post headline/title ever:) A new version of Nutanix Cloud Application Lifecycle Management (Calm) software was released yesterday, 7:th of November 2019) leading us up to the newest version being  2.9.7. This version requires Prism Central version 5.11.2 or above. One good thing in the new release is that you have …

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Nutanix Calm Version 2.9 Released

A new version of Nutanix Cloud Application Lifecycle Management (Calm) software was released today, 6:th of November 2019) leading us up to the newest version being  2.9. Version 2.9 comes quite a few new enhancements and features where one of the most requested one I have seen in the field is multi Prism Central (PC) …

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Nutanix Calm Version 2.7.0 & 2.7.1 Released

A new version of Nutanix Cloud Application Lifecycle Management (Calm) software was released yesterday, 5:th of August 2019) meaning the latest and greatest version is now 2.7.0 & 2.7.1 where: 2.7.0 belongs to AOS & PC 5.10.6 which you can read more about here 2.7.1 belongs to AOS & PC 5.11 which you can read …

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Nutanix Calm Plug-in For ServiceNow Released

Over the past 6-12 months I have received numerous questions about how to integrate ServiceNow with Nutanix products meaning using ServiceNow as a front-end portal and call various Nutanix products (Prism, Prism Central, Era, Calm) to perform actions. Unless you haven’t seen it already, Nutanix has released (June 2019) a Calm plug-in for ServiceNow, version …

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Nutanix Design Guide Announced

I know that all of you interested in Nutanix are aware of the Nutanix Bible written by the Nutanix guru Steve Poitras. It has been, & continues being since it’s constantly updated, a great source of technical information for as long as I have been interested in and working with Nutanix which is about six years. …

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Nutanix Calm Update Via LCM

Quick blog post that will cover updating Nutanix Calm via the Nutanix component Life Cycle Manager (LCM) which is available in both Prism Element (PE), the Nutanix Cluster, and via Prism Central (PC). Since Calm belongs to Prism Central we can obviously not upgrade it via PE and must use PC which most of the …

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Nutanix Calm Version 2.6 Released

Two days ago, 2019-01-30, Nutanix released their latest version, 2.6, of Nutanix Calm which is the built-in automation and orchestration tool available in Nutanix Prism Central. Calm, as I guess you already know, supports application life cycle management, monitoring & remediation and can provision virtual machines and deploy applications to multiple target platforms such as: Nutanix …

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Remove GCP Virtual Machine External IP Via Nutanix Calm

A few weeks ago I was in a project that used Nutanix Calm to deploy virtual machines (VMs) on-premises as well as in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Since the customer had a direct network connection to GCP they wanted to remove the VM external IP address to make sure their VMs can only connect to …

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Initial Citrix ADC VPX Configuration

This is the third blog post about my work with Citrix ADC VPX which, as mentioned before, will be used as a Web Server Load Balancer. All blog posts in this series includes: Deploy Citrix ADC VPX On Nutanix AHV Install Apache On CentOS Initial Citrix ADC VPX Configuration Citrix ADC VPX Web Server Load …

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Deploy Citrix ADC VPX On Nutanix AHV

In an upcoming project we will use Citrix ADC VPX (formerly known as NetScaler ADC or Citrix NetScaler or … ) appliance as Web Server load balancer. Based on that I deployed Citrix ADC VPX version NS12.1: Build 49.23.nc in my lab today to prepare the auto, via REST API, configuration needed when deploying and decommission …

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