Browsing Posts published on 27 January 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nutanix platform has been extended from the origina offer (appliance based single vendor only) to add more flexibile options… with more nodes options (also storage or compute only) and with different hardware vendors (including Dell-EMC, Lenovo, Cisco, HPE). Starting with Cisco and HPE the options where more “software only” with certified hardware platform. But now the software only option (announced May 2017) is something real and whether you choose Nutanix software as part of a turnkey appliance solution or to run on your own installed platforms, Acropolis and Prism editions provide a range of capabilities […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are some cases where the VMware Tools installation, if you run it from the vSphere platform, remain pending and you cannot end this task anymore. Also if VMware Tools are up and running properly. It’s something boring because may block you in several other tasks.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Increase a virtual machine disk size it’s so easy, on almost all hypervisor: just click and increase the space on the virtual disk. But it’s just one part of the game, the second part it does the same inside the virtual machine, and maybe it’s not so easy or fast increase the partition and the filesystem inside the related guest OS. For Windows OSes, starting with 2008 (Windows Server 2008 and Vista) it’s quite easy and totally manageable from the GUI (with the Disk Manager MMC). For Linux, it could be easy with LVM, but […]

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