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Jan 24 2014

Quick Switching Nutanix Hyper-V to vSphere

I was given a Nutanix cluster with 2 blocks (8 nodes) to learn about the product, features and interoperability. The cluster already had Hyper-V installed.
 
My core virtualization skills are on vSphere, so I decided to switch the base hypervizor for all nodes to vSphere. As I mentioned in previous posts Nutanix is hypervizor agnostic, supporting vSphere, KVM and Hyper-V. The platform is able to aggregate different node types concurrently in a single Nutanix cluster.
 
During one of the host installations I recorded this 3 minute video to demonstrate how simple it is to manually switch hypervizors in a Nutanix cluster, however it cal also be automated. In my next video I will demonstrate how to initiate a Nutanix cluster. Keep tuned!
 
Watch in 720P (HD)
 

 
This article was first published by Andre Leibovici (@andreleibovici) at myvirtualcloud.net.

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  1. Ryan

    Any chance the Phoenix installer will be made public?

  2. Devin

    If you are a Nutanix partner and you are certified its available

  3. Andre Leibovici

    Thank you Devin, I also didn’t know the response.

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