Nutanix What’s in a Name?

It was very difficult to distinguish between different service names in Nutanix platform, but now Nutanix  surprised us by changing the names of
some services to be easy and without user angst.

  • Acropolis File Services (AFS) is now Nutanix Files
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Scale out Prism Central

In AOS 5.6 you can expand Prism Central from a single VM to three VMs, increasing the capacity and resiliency of Prism Central.

If Prism Central is just a single VM currently, you can expand it to three VMs. This Continue reading

Flow Microsegmentation

What is Flow?

Flow networking is a software-defined networking solution option tightly integrated into Nutanix AHV and Prism. Flow provides rich visualization, automation, and security for VMs running on AHV. Microsegmentation is a component of Flow networking that simplifies policy Continue reading

Nutanix Two-Node Clusters

A traditional Nutanix cluster requires a minimum of three nodes, but Nutanix also offers the option of a two-node cluster for ROBO implementations and other situations that require a lower cost yet high resiliency option.

Unlike a one-node cluster, Continue reading

Nutanix Components – Part3

In this article, I will introduce Nutanix cluster components in a simple way, and I will explain all details here in more depth in another article.

Nutanix cluster contains a group of components that work together in harmony and depends

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Nutanix Components – Part2

In this article, I will explain the Nutanix hardware components, and the differences between logical and physical datastores, also a group of terminologies that using in Nutanix technology.


Nutanix Hardware Components & Terminology

1. Nutanix Node

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Nutanix Product Family

In this post, I will explain Nutanix license family for AOS, AHV hosts & Clusters, and Prism Central as well.

AOS Licenses

AOS includes a variety of features to enable you to administer your environment based on your current and Continue reading

Nutanix Components – Part1

The Nutanix extreme computing platform or XCP is comprised of two comprehensive product families

Nutanix Acropolis and Nutanix prism.

XCP is the industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure solution that delivers:

  • Enterprise-class storage.
  • Compute and virtualization services.

Nutanix Acropolis can be divided into Continue reading