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Nutanix Datacenter Tools get updated, Xtract and Foundation — IT BLOOD PRESSURE

Xtract for VMs 1.1.6 Nutanix Xtract helps streamline ‘lift-and-shift’ virtual machine (VM) migrations to a Nutanix Enterprise Cloud, and automates the migration of full database instances while applying proven Nutanix best practices. * Streamlined migrations with one-click simplicity * Near-zero downtime with full cutover control * Simple test migrations and roll-back capabilities * Cost efficient…

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Top 3 questions to identify if an Integrated Data Protection Appliance really is an appliance or integrated — Virtually Sober

Since its launch back in May 2017, the Dell/EMC IDPA (Integrated Data Protection Appliance) product range has been something a joke in the industry for not really being an appliance at all. It’s a rack full of kit (AKA the fridge) with multiple components of a legacy data protection architecture stuffed inside, making it the…

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First HCI with Native Local Key Manager, New in AOS 5.8 — IT BLOOD PRESSURE

With the release of AOS 5.8 Nutanix brings to market the first native key manager for HCI that goes beyond using local server management tools. To help reduce cost and complexity Nutanix added a native Local Key Manager(LKM) for all three node clusters and above. The local Key manager runs as a service distributed among…

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8 Rules to be successful in Information Technology (IT) — SID-500.COM

As mentioned at the beginning of my sid-500.com webpage, I intend to publish not only technical articles. Today I would like to share some thoughts for your career. Venturing into the realm of the mind as a technician is a dangerous undertaking. Since I am also a teacher, I have accompanied many course participants and believe […]

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VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica with HA Installation & Configuration Steps — Siva Sankar Blogs

vRealize Operations Manager provides operations management with great visibility across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures. vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) uses data collected from objects and sources and identifies issues in any monitored system component. It also provides great analytics along with recommended ways to address an issue. This is a great helpful resource for systems…

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Getting started with VMware Datacenter Command-Line Interfaces(DCLI) — Blog – vembu.com

Introduction When it comes to IT automation, there are still worries about scripting because scripting can be a slow, time-consuming process, and it can be difficult for maintenance. When something goes wrong, nobody knows what happened, who is the guy who wrote those scripts? And, we have to mention that it’s hard to keep documentation…

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Nutanix AOS & Prism Central Version 5.8 & Much More Released — VCDX56

Today, 2018-07-03, Nutanix released a new version of its Acropolis Operating System (AOS) meaning the latest and greatest version is 5.8. The following products and features were also updated: Prism Central is now version 5.8 Acropolis File Services is now version 3.0.1 AHV is now version AHV 20170830.151 Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) is now version…

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