Tag Archive: hyperconverged

Meet NPX Program Manager – Mark Brunstad

I’m very excited that the Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX) Program manager Mark Brunstad had some time to share his thoughts about the NPX program. The questions for Mark will obviously not be the exact same once as for the NPXs but i think you’ll find some really good, interesting and valuable information in this interview. Name: …

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Nutanix @Nordic VMUG UserCon

It’s soon, tomorrow actually, time for the early Nordic VMUG user Conference in Copenhagen Denmark. This year it takes place Dec 1 at Scandic Copenhagen Vester Søgade 6 1601. Unfortunately i can’t make it, was scheduled to go there but some last minute things came up. This user conference is like a mini VMworld including both good …

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Nutanix Cluster Timezone configuration

One question i receive from time to time during Nutanix discussions, Nutanix implementations and via twitter is how to configure the correct timezone for the Nutanix components e.g. Nutanix Cluster and Nutanix Controller Virtual Machines (CVMs). After an installation you’ll have the PST (America/Los_Angeles) timezone configured and unless you are in that region it might be …

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Install Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine on Acropolis Hypervisor

This post will guide you through a Windows Server 2012 R2 installation in a Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) virtual machine (VM). There are quite a few blog posts released already that covers VM migrations from different platforms to AHV and some that includes new VM installations as well. The main difference with this blog post is the …

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Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor Best Practice Guide

Updated 20170113 – This version is no longer available. See AHV BPG v 3.0 for the latest version – —————————- Updated 20160907 – This version is no longer available. See AHV BPG v 2.0 for the latest version – —————————- In case you haven’t seen already Nutanix released the first version of Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) best …

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Nutanix Erasure Coding customer feedback

I have previously written about the new Nutanix Erasure Coding (EC-X) feature available since Acropolis Base Software version 4.5 formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS). My EC-X blog post can be found here and it includes information about how it works and the space savings i got in my environment. Last week i received some customer feedback and since this …

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Acropolis Virtual Machine High Availability – Part II

Updated 2019-11-01 – This blog post is obsolete, please see Nutanix AHV Virtual Machine High Availability for most recent information. Updated 2017-11-30 – To match new functionality in Acropolis. ————————————————————————————————————————————— This is the second part of the Acropolis Virtual Machine High Availability (VMHA) blog series, you can find the first one here. This part will cover …

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Nutanix VM Flash Mode

Nutanix has seen requests for achieving all flash performance for specific workload(s) within a hybrid system meaning data for business critical and latency sensitive applications should not be migrated from hot data tier, backed by SSD disks, to cold data tier, backed by HDD (spinning) disks. Because of this increasing demand Nutanix has created a …

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Nutanix & Acropolis nomenclature

Since Acropolis Base Software 4.5 was released 2015-10-06 i have received quite a lot of questions (via twitter, email & during VMworld last week) about the different names Nutanix uses for their components, features and logical constructs. This blog post will try to explain this and i will keep it updated whenever a name is added, …

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Nutanix Invisible Infrastructure for SAP NetWeaver

Yes, you read the blog post heading correct, Nutanix is now supported and certified for SAP NetWeaver. This is a very short blog post but it’s really good news for all of you running SAP® applications today, running Nutanix today or plan to run Nutanix in the future. The SAP® applications included are e.g.: Enterprise Resource management (ERP) …

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Acropolis Virtual Machine High Availability – Part I

Updated 2019-11-01 – This blog post is obsolete, please see Nutanix AHV Virtual Machine High Availability for most recent information. ————————————————————————————————————————————— This is the first blog in a series of blog posts for the Nutanix Acropolis Virtual Machine High Availability (VMHA) feature. This feature only comes into play when you run Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) on …

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Acropolis Base Software 4.5 released

So today, 2015-10-06, Nutanix released Acropolis Base Software, formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) version 4.5 and there are some really awesome features included in the release. MPIO Access to iSCSI Disks (Windows Guest VMs) This means you can run e.g. a fully supported Microsoft Exchange solution on Acropolis Base Software + vSphere. I know …

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Nutanix @ VMworld in Barcelona 2015

It just about a week until this years VMworld event 12-15 October at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona starts. Nutanix will be at the event as a Gold sponsor and can be found at both #G316. In the both you can: Discuss how Nutanix can help you run your workload with the right performance, availability, scalability …

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Apply for Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) 2016

Last year Nutanix accounted the Nutanix Technical Champion (NTC) program which i blogged about here. Today i received a message that the applications for 2016 are open so if you’re a Nutanix expert that constantly contribute to the community you should apply via this link for NTC before October 26 2015. The following are some …

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