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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

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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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NU School (Nutanix Education Portal) — Al Rasheed – A personal Blog about IT related subjects.

Interested in learning more about Nutanix products? Or maybe you’re pursuing a Nutanix certification and need to brush up before taking the exam? Look no further than the Nutanix Education portal commonly referred to as the NU School. The training options include in-person (boot camps) or virtual training. Personally, I’ve only used the virtual training […]

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Rebuild Time: Nutanix Community Edition 5.10 Released! — Bacon, Overlays and Virtualization

I love the fact that Nutanix provides a Community Edition for those of us with home labs, I can bring the Enterprise Cloud I so enjoy deploying for customers close to home. Sure, would I love to have a small NX-1365 in the rack at home, who wouldn’t? Maybe someday… But in the…

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Solving Oracle & SQL Licensing challenges with Nutanix — CloudXC

The Nutanix platform has and will continue to evolve to meet/exceed the ever increasing customer and application requirements while working within constraints such as licensing. Two of the most common workloads which I work frequently with customers to design solutions around real or perceived licensing constraints … Continue reading →

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Nutanix Compute Only Environment Minimum requirements — CloudXC

With the release of Nutanix Compute Only (CO) nodes to target niche workloads such as Oracle and SQL workloads which are constrained by physical CPU licensing, it’s important to understand the minimum requirements and the justification for these requirements. The best … Continue reading →

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