Category: storage

Nutanix 4.0 PowerShell goes GA

One of the big new things for workflows and automation in Nutanix NOS 4.0 are the PowerShell cmdlets to interact with the Nutanix API’s. The POSH library covers the entire extent and functionality of the Nutanix platform and graphical user interface. In other others, anything that can be done via GUI can also be done via …

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Introduction to Nutanix Backup to Cloud (Tech Preview)

Nutanix recently announced the release of NOS 4.0 with several new features, including:   Hybrid On-Disk De-Duplication Shadow Clones (Official Support) Multi-disk OpLog Store Tunable Fault Tolerance (RF-3) Smart Pathing Availability Domains (Failure Domain Awareness) Snapshot Browser Snapshot Scheduling via PRISM Disaster Recovery Support for Hyper-V One-Click NOS Upgrade Cluster Health Prism Central (Multi-Cluster UI) …

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Data Locality matters… a LOT! See this video demo.

Nutanix utilizes a shared-nothing distributed architecture and it ensures data is always replicated across Flash, HDD, Nodes and Blocks for high availability. A VM may access data from anywhere on a Nutanix cluster, but Nutanix controllers (CVM) will always ensure that overtime active data blocks that belong to a VM are present in the host …

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