I’ve written a blog post about Atlas, our distributed filesystem before, where I tried to differentiate between pre-packaged solutions, ultimately using existing legacy architectures with inherited build-in single points of failures, and a truly distributed system where each node in the cluster can perform all of the tasks that are required for successful operation of […]
At .NEXT 2017 US, Nutanix announced Xtract for VMs. Today it has been released.
Some time ago I provided a virtual machine reporting script for Nutanix hypervisor AHV virtual machines via the blog post “Nutanix AHV VM Reporting”.That script was running on a Nutanix Controller Virtual Machine (CVM) so it had some shortcomings in terms of flexibility and scheduling options. This new script provides all the output parameters included…
A bit more than a year ago I create a blog post around the Data Protection for Nutanix AHV Based VMs. Initially the data protection options available were the once built into the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, Cloud options such as Azure and AWS and also one third-party vendor Commvault. Over the past year a…
On of the major and interesting announcement Microsoft had done in Microsoft Ignite is new shiny web-based management interface called “Project Honululu”, leaving behind the legacy of Server Manager, Powershell, SCVMM, SCOM, and obviously RSAT.
The technical preview is available to download and try at TechNet blog here at below links with some interesting videos.
The download is just 30MB and can be installed on WIndows 10 and manage Windows Server 1709, Windows 2016 and Windows 2012/2012R2. For Windwos 2012/2012R2 WMF 5 is required.
It can be installed in three scenarios, local install to manage local server for Windows 2016 and Server 1709 only. Gateway install to manage multiple servers, gateway can only be Windows 2016 and Server 1709 only and manage Windows Server 1709, Windows 2016 and Windows 2012/2012R2, or Windows 10 client to manage Windows Server 1709, Windwos 2016 and Windows 2012/2012R2 servers.
To learn more about project Honululu do visit here
At the end of October 2016 I created a short blog post called “Data on tape is no longer useful” it’s premise was that if your historical data is being stored offline you can’t readily use it for other value-add services. More recently Rubrik has delivered the ability to use archived backup copies of your […]
At Rubrik, we are focused on architecting a complete enterprise data management platform from data center to cloud. The Rubrik Alta 4.0 release furthered this vision by rounding out support for the key modern physical and virtual environments in the enterprise with Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV support, instant recovery for SQL Server, native Oracle […]