For almost 6 months ago Nutanix released an initial version of its Era ServiceNow plugin which i wrote about here. Today a new version, 2.0, of the ServiceNow certified plugin has been release and made available via the ServiceNow store. Picture borrowed from ServiceNow web page In addition to the plugin capabilities included in the…Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin 2.0 Released — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
Back in March earlier this year (2021) i published a blog post about an Era Security document i have put together and made available via the Nutanix Portal. 32 more wordsNutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.0 — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
The post are authored by Marc Wagner at dbi-Services, all credits goes to original author, this post is just reference collection of series posts.
What is Nutanix Era
Nutanix Era is a suite of software which automates and simplifies database management, bringing one-click simplicity and invisible operations to database provisioning and lifecycle management (LCM). Starting with Copy Data Management (CDM) as its first offering, Nutanix Era enables database admins to provision, clone, refresh and restore their databases to any point in time. Through a rich, but simple to use, UI and CLI, they can restore to the latest application-consistent transaction.
With the release of Era version 2.3 in late September 2021, which i wrote a blog post about here, the Era Management Plane was improved when it comes to providing high availability (HA) meaning it does not include any single point of failure (SPOF) anymore. Era Management Plane consists of two service groups: Front-end services…Era Management Plane High Availability Version 2 — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
Because organizations store their information, including their most critical data, in databases (DBs), it’s vital that these DBs meet the requirements for availability, manageability, resilience, and performance. 32 more wordsDatabases on Nutanix – Reference Architecture — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
Today, 2021-09-20, is a good day for all Nutanix Era customers and fans out there since version 2.3 has been released. Highlighted New Features There are nine new features in this dot release and i’d like to quickly present three of the most important once: You can now deploy the Era management Plane in a…Nutanix ERA 2.3 Released — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
Today, 2021-06-30, is a good day for all Nutanix Era fans out there since version 2.2 has been released. There are a lot of new and improved features in this release which i trust you’ll find useable no matter what is your preferred DB engine. First of all, Era version 2.2 brings another DB engine,…Nutanix ERA 2.2 Released — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
In the Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Released blog post i told you about the Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin which was released earlier today, 2021-05-06. After plugin installation you need to perform initial configuration before you can take advantage of the plugin capabilities including e.g.: Provision database Clone database Remove database The following video includes the…Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Video — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
Quick note to let you know about a PostgreSQL related change that has been implemented in Nutanix Era 2.1. As you know Era comes with a PostgreSQL software profile including VM built on CentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 and PostgreSQL version 10.4. This Era software profile is not affected meaning this note is addressing the PostgreSQL…Heads Up! – New Nutanix Era 2.1 PostgreSQL User and Group Requirements — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind
I’m getting more and more questions about integrations to Nutanix Era from overlying self-service, automation and orchestration services/tools. It’s a perfect match since integrations to Era is one of my responsibilities these days so keep the questions coming:) In this blog post i will share a Nutanix Calm script you can use to monitor Era…Calm & Era Integration – Monitor Era Operation Progress — Virtualization, DBaaS & Whatever Crosses My Mind