Tag: nutanix

Getting Started With Nutanix and PowerShell

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Now that I have my hands on some Nutanix hardware it was about time to play a little bit with the features that are available on the platform. All of the stuff we do in PRISM is linked to the REST API, Nutanix…

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Setting up Operations Manager for Nutanix

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Nutanix has a management pack available for several monitoring solutions such as Solarwinds, Nagios and of course Operations Manager, which allows us to monitor hardware / DSF / hypervisor directly into Operations Manager. Now combining this with the service management capabilities that Operations…

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New job! Systems Engineer at Exclusive Networks (BigTec)

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So I have been on a job hunt for some time now, and I’m quite picky on what job to take because of a lot personal stuff happening which has put alot of strain on me, and that moving two hours away from…

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Comparison Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct and Nutanix

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There has been a lot of fuzz around storage spaces direct coming with Windows Server 2016, and I have been getting alot of questions around it lately. “Will it solve my storage issues?” “can we replace our existing SAN?” “When to choose SPD…

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Setting up Storage Spaces Direct on Windows Server 2016 TP3

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This is a step-by-step guide on how to setup a minimal Storage Spaces direct cluster on virtual machines running on Vmware workstation. It is also meant to enlighten people abit about the functionality which Microsoft is coming with and what it is lacking…

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Nutanix and Citrix–Better together

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Now Citrix has for a long time, support for most of the different hypervisors. Meaning that customers gets the flexibility to choose a number of different hypervisors if they are planning to use XenApp/XenDesktop. This support is also included for Netscaler as well….

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Hyper-V and Storage features deep-dive comparison with Nutanix

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So another blogpost in this storage series with Hyper-V, in the previous posts I discussed a bit about what features Hyper-V has and the issues with them. Well time to take that to the next level. Just to show how Nutanix solves the…

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How Nutanix works with Hyper-V and SMB 3.0

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In my previous blog post I discussed a bit about software defined options using Hyper-V https://msandbu.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/software-defined-storage-options-for-hyper-v/ and that Windows Server is getting alot of good built-in capabilities but lacks the proper scale out solution with performance, which is also something that is coming…

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Software defined Storage options for Hyper-V

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As I see that Hyper-V gaining more and more traction, I also see that we are in the need for better storage solutions around it. Now Microsoft has Storage Spaces which came in 2012 and introduces features like Dedup as well. Problem with…

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Nutanix and .NEXT what was all the fuzz about ?

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For those wandering on social media and saw some fuzz about .NEXT conference from Nutanix and wondering what that was all about, let me enlighten you. Nutanix which is become a well known player in the hyperconverged has their first user confernce this…

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