External, Nutanix AHV

Updated (again!): VM Reporting Script for Nutanix AHV/vSphere with Powershell — My Virtual Vision

After a great meeting with a current Nutanix customer they asked if we had a tool that could provide them with some more background on their current cluster utilization and report on that. While Prism/Prism Pro will give you excellent reporting I try to automate as much as possible so I decided to alter the

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External, Rubrik

Automating Rubrik VM protection 3 different ways — Virtually Sober

I recently had 3 Rubrik customers asking for ways to automate protecting VMs by a means not available in the UI. Any use case is possible when you have an API first platform, so in this post I’m going to share with you the scripts I created for them. The first request was a script…

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External, HYCU

HYCU Integrates with Nutanix Mine — StorageSwiss.com – The Home of Storage Switzerland

Streamlined and More Flexible HCI for Backup In a world of infrastructure and application sprawl, consolidation is becoming a popular topic to reduce complexity and costs. We have seen steps forward in production environments, driven in no small part by hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), but secondary storage has been largely left out of the conversation. The […]

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External, Nutanix Files

Nutanix Files 3.5 is now GA – Derek Seaman’s IT Blog

Previously known as AFS (Acropolis File Services), Nutanix Files v3.5 is now GA. For those of you unfamilar with Files, here’s a short description:

Nutanix Files (formerly known as AFS) is a software-defined scale-out file server. Nutanix Files can be used as the repository for unstructured data like home directories, user profiles, departmental shares, and application logs. It can be deployed on AHV and vSphere clusters and offers many enterprise features such as easy deployment and manageability, 1-click upgrade, disaster recovery, high availability, user-level and share-level quotas, Windows previous versions, full Active Directory integration, and access-based enumeration.

Read more at Derek Seaman’s IT Blog

External, General

Sizing Solutions Across CPU Generations — Long White Virtual Clouds

When the time for refresh of your existing IT equipment comes, no doubt you’ll have some old CPU’s. But how do you determine how many cores you’ll need? What type of processor would be best for the new environment? How many servers/hosts does that translates to, especially if your workloads are virtualized? A lot of…

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