Tag Archive: Prism

Acropolis Base Software 4.5.1 released

It has only been 2 months since Nutanix released Acropolis Base Software, formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) version 4.5 and yesterday, 2015-12-14, Nutanix released Acropolis Base Software version 4.5.1. This is a dot release but there are some cool stuff included: 1-Click Upgrade for BIOS and BMC Firmware This applies to Nutanix Clusters …

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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 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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Upgrade to vSphere ESXi 6.0 via Nutanix PRISM

So one of the cool things with the Nutanix PRISM interface is that more and more software components can be managed from this single interface. I created a post a while back where i showed how we can easily upgrade the Nutanix Operating System and you can fint it here. This blog will be about …

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Nutanix Acropolis VM Live Migration

I guess many of you are aware of that Nutanix announced Acropolis today and immediately there were a lot of questions about what it is, what features it includes and how you use it. This blog post will focus on just one of the features available in Nutanix Acropolis which is build upon the KVM hypervisor and completely …

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New Nutanix Support Portal

A new Prism-inspired version of the Nutanix support portal has been released today. The new Nutanix support portal is designed from the ground up with the user in mind, and complements the ease of use of Nutanix solutions. It includes powerful capabilities, such as: Improved user interface that mirrors Nutanix Prism Workflows for issue diagnostics, reporting …

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Nutanix Cluster, Storage Pool and Container setup

During my first month at Nutanix I have been doing quite a few Nutanix presentations for potential customers and consultants. I have received a lot of questions during the presentations but also questions via email including, but not limited to, e.g. setup, management, snapshot, disaster recovery, availability, Controller Virtual Machine (CVM), performance. Even though there is a lot …

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