Tag Archive: HA

Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.0.3

With this dot dot dot release made available yesterday, 2022-11-22, the NDB engineering team has fixed two issues you might encounter for the NDB logical construct database group which is applicable to the database engine MSSQL. Both issues (registration and snapshot) are related to the corner case when you have a mix of standard disks …

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NDB Maintenance Window – Part I

Lately i have received quite a few questions around the Nutanix Database Services (NDB) Maintenance Window functionality which was released with NDB version 2.5. Based on this i have decided to put together a blog series about it and this first one will cover the basics. With the Maintenance Window you can schedule repeatable tasks …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.0.2

As you might have noticed Nutanix has changed the release cadence for NDB meaning small incremental changes are made publicly available in addition to major and dot releases. This has several advantages for both customers and Nutanix and the most obvious is that the improvements are made available for the entire customer base at the …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.0.1

Quick note: With the newly released 2.5 version of Nutanix Database service (NDB), formerly known as Era, you could run into a situation where the upgrade failed with error “File couldn’t be uploaded: Invalid file format” To address this Nutanix have released a new NDB version called 2.5.0.1 today. If you missed the NDB 2.5 …

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Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5 Released

Today, 2022-10-03, a new version of Nutanix Database Service, formerly known as Era, has been released meaning the latest & greatest NDB version is 2.5. Before going into the new features & functionality i’d like to highlight the new NDB control plane (instance) scalability capability which now includes management of up to 1 000 DBs, …

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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 2.4 Released

Today, 2022-01-24, Nutanix has release version 2.4 of its DBaaS platform Era. This version will let you manage 600 DBs across two Nutanix cluster from a single Era instance. Great enhancement. Highlighted New Features Apart from the scalability improvement already mentioned there are eight major new features in this new version and i’d like to …

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Nutanix ERA 2.3 Released

Today, 2021-09-20, is a good day for all Nutanix Era customers and fans out there since version 2.3 has been released. Highlighted New Features There are nine new features in this dot release and i’d like to quickly present three of the most important once: You can now deploy the Era management Plane in a …

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Nutanix ERA 2.2 Released

Today, 2021-06-30, is a good day for all Nutanix Era fans out there since version 2.2 has been released. There are a lot of new and improved features in this release which i trust you’ll find useable no matter what is your preferred DB engine. First of all, Era version 2.2 brings another DB engine, …

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Nutanix ERA 2.1 Released

2021 is just a few days in and i already have some great news to share:) Nutanix Era, the Nutanix database-as-a-service (DBaaS) solution version 2.1 has been released. In Era version 2.0 Nutanix Multi-Cluster support was added meaning you could manage DB workloads across multiple Nutanix Clusters. There was an option to store DB snapshots: …

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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 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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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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vSphere HA design consideration

I want to highlight a risk in one of my previous designs and also explain what you can do to avoid it, if you get approval from the customer. The VMware vSphere versions referenced in the blog post are VMware vCenter Server 5.1.0b 947939 and VMware ESXi server 5.1. Background Below i have listed a few …

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