William Beckett

Nutanix AOS 5.6

A little over a month ago, Nutanix released a new version of its Acropolis Operating System (AOS) bringing the latest version to 5.6. I thought I would wait until the dust had settled on this release a bit before I jumped into writing about it. I feel like a ...
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Nutanix Software Only

Nutanix has been speaking openly about a ‘Software Only’ offering for a while now however no one has been able to divulge any information on what the offering will be, how it’ll work with support/maintenance or what hardware could be used with the software only solution. That is, ...
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Prism Central VM has no IP address

Prism Central v5.5.0.2 was recently released so I grabbed the metadata file and the binary to upgrade my existing Prism Central (which was version 5.5). Following the usual steps I take, I downloaded what I needed and uploaded the binary and the metadata file to the ...
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Nutanix Technology Champion

Every year Nutanix opens registrations to their Nutanix Technology Chamption (NTC) program. This program recognizes Nutanix enterprise cloud experts for their ongoing and consistent contributions to the community and industry. Nutanix Technology Champions are Nutanix advocates and technology ambassadors who influence change with practical advice, and bold ideas. It’s ...
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Moving Nutanix to a New Data Center

I recently went through the process of moving our Nutanix cluster to a new Data Center. Usually this sort of activity is what people dread given that traditional 3-tier infrastructure is so large and complex, however seeing as that this is a Nutanix cluster I’m talking about, it was ...
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