Accelerate the migration to Nutanix AHV with Move

If you haven’t taken a close look at the hypervisor from Nutanix, AHV, well you might be missing out on something very valuable – that you already have access to as a Nutanix customer. AHV addresses the majority of the use cases people require with virtualization, and it does…

Nutanix Files for All!

News Flash:   Always wanted to try Nutanix Files (Formerly Acropolis File Services or AFS) but didn’t have the license to do so?  Well now you can!  With 1TB of Files for every AOS Cluster! Nutanix continues to release amazing features and products on their journey of the Enterprise…

Installing Nutanix CE Version 2018.05.01 (5.6) with .iso installer

Nutanix CE Version 5.6 is out, and it’s hot!!! With the release of Nutanix Community Edition version 5.6, Nutanix has also provided a new installation mechanism as an alternative to the previous dd imaging method, now allowing for a .iso installer. Previous CE Installs With previous Nutanix…

Deploying and Configuring Prism Central On AHV

Continuing our journey with testing out Nutanix AHV functionality for one of our partners, one of things we wanted to get deployed was Prism Central.    Prism Central is very similar to VMware’s vCenter, defining Prism Central as  “software provides centralized infrastrcuture management, one-click simplicity and intelligence for…

Acropolis Data Protection Configuration

Welcome back to my series on our journey of testing Nutanix and Mellanox. Part 1 & 2 of the series focused on Nutanix AHV networking and integrating with Mellanox, so we’re going to shift in Part 3 and look at the AHV configuration for getting Data Protection going and…

Deploying Nutanix and Mellanox - Part 2

Welcome back to my short series on our journey of testing Nutanix and Mellanox.  Following up on Part 1 of the Nutanix and Mellanox Series, I’m going to dive deeper into the Nutanix network configuration for use with the Mellanox SX1012. Nutanix Network Configuration Following the Nutanix AHV Best…

Deploying Nutanix and Mellanox - Part 1

As I wrote about in the last post that started our journey with Nutanix and Mellanox, we will be testing AHV DR replication for one of our partners while evaluating the use of the Mellanox SX switch platform for a lower cost 10/40Gbe switch. The NX-1050 Block was pre-configured…

Nutanix and Mellanox - A Journey

I’ve been given the opportunity to do some testing with 2 Nutanix blocks and a Mellanox SX1012 switch for one of our customers, who is looking to do some disruptive changes to the platform they deploy their software onto. Background Currently, we partner with this customer to do your…