Freedom to Nutanix

Freedom to Choose… Freedom to Play… Freedom to Cloud…. I just returned from a week in New Orleans at the Nutanix .Next conference, where I was fortunte to representeGroup [http://www.egroup-us.com]as a partner as well as being part of the Nutanix Technical Champions group. In addition to…

Nutanix deployment with NVIDIA M60 GPU

I recently had the opportunity to deploy 12 Nutanix nodes for a customer across 2 sites (Primary and DR), 6 of which were 3055-G5 nodes with dual NVIDIA M60 GPU cards installed and dedicated to running the Horizon View desktop VMs for this customer. This was my first experience doing…

Hello Again - Nutanix Technology Champions

Well, it’s that time again… 2017 has come and gone, and sometimes I just don’t know where all the time went and what I was able to accomplish. I’m happy to say that for the 2nd year in a row I’m part of a great group…

ESXi services disabled in NCC Health Check

This week I had the pleasure of deploying 2 more Nutanix blocks on behalf of one our partners, who is now starting to highly recommend Nutanix for their customer deployments of critical systems. The installation was pretty vanilla, 3 NX-1065-G5 nodes at the Primary site and matching at the DR…

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…