What is it? In summary, it's hot-spot detection for Nutanix Clusters running the AHV hypervisor with a unique feature that other hypervisors don't have - it's compute and storage aware. The functionality is enabled by default but can be disabled if required. Because the AOS architecture (a) controls and (b) is aware of all I/O … Continue reading Acropolis Dynamic Scheduling
A question that's often asked by existing customers relates to what exactly to the release numbers refer to? So here's a quick and simple explanation on how Nutanix categorises their releases.major . minor . patch . hot fixSo in the example of 18.104.22.168 you'll observe the 5.9 is the main release (including additional updates/features), with … Continue reading What’s the 411 on Nutanix Release numbers?
Today sees the latest version of AOS released with new features in AOS and with some bug fixes too. At a high level the new and updates to existing functionality: Integration of an on-premises Nutanix Cluster into Nutanix's Xi Leap DRaaS via Prism CentralNever Schedule-able node for AHV clusters The release notes delve into further … Continue reading Nutanix AOS 5.10 (LTS), what’s new?
Xi Leap is live Nearly a year after its announcement at the .Next Conference in Washington, Xi Leap is now live. This day one release provides Disaster Recovery for Nutanix customers with initial availability zones located in the east (Ashburn, VA) and west (Oakland, CA & Santa Clara, CA) coast of the USA with EMEA … Continue reading Xi Leap launched
Released today is the latest version of AOS with new features in AOS (and some bug fixes too), available only for customers comfortable using the Short Term Support (STS) release cycle. At a high level the new and updates to existing functionality: Rack Awareness Metro Cluster Support for Microsoft's Hyper-V ABS (Acropolis Block Services) Support … Continue reading Nutanix AOS 5.9 (STS), what’s new?
The evolution of the Nutanix suite has seen periodic announcements for a new 'xyz' feature built in to its formidable HCI offering. After a while the product names need re-aligning to provide consistency in the message of the what the overall architecture delivers, which, is exactly what's just happened. AFS (Acropolis Files Services) is now … Continue reading Nutanix renames core products
Nutanix formally announces its acquisition of Frame, a desktop as a service company - the official Nutanix press release can be read here. In a nutshell, expect to see this slot into the Xi Cloud Service portfolio as the next X-as-a-Service offering, not forgetting, of course, the up and coming release of Xi Cloud DR-as-a-Service … Continue reading Nutanix Frame for Desktop-as-a-Service