Browsing Posts tagged AHV

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some people are looking to the Nutanix Cloud Platform (NCP) but they don’t understand all the different terms and how are related to other platform. Considering that VMware is still the leader for the on-prem virtual vinfrastructure, I try to build a table that match VMware terms in Nutanix terms.

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the last .NEXT event there was a special celebration: 10 years ago Nutanix AHV was born! Ten years ago, Nutanix started on a groundbreaking initiative to develop a new enterprise hypervisor named Acropolis, now known as the AHV hypervisor. Inspired by the public cloud approach to virtualization, it was built as an enterprise hypervisor tailor made for the cloud era. I’ve start writing about AHV in this post (June 2015), but the product was already in early stages some months before.

Reading Time: < 1 minute To learn how hybrid multicloud has quickly matured from a promising, you can join at Nutanix .NEXT 2024. Nutanix is one of the few big companies that really trust in Europe as a location for a global big event, and this year, Nutanix .NEXT will be in Barcelona from May 21 to May 23.

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Nutanix .NEXT US event at Anaheim has just finished, but the event was a success with more than 6000 people and with also some important announcements. This event become bigger and bigger each year, considering that the first Nutanix .NEXT event was in the late 2015 and there were several changes in the company, in the products and in the event content.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Veeam Software has finally announced the availability of the new Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV, a “Backup & Replication” version for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV). In this way Veeam extend the supported (on-prem) hypervisors to the three majors: VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV. Considering that also Nutanix it’s multi-hypervisors, the combination of Veeam and Nutanix can give the best. Still there isn’t a native solution for other KVM based hypervisors, but those workloads can be protected with the Veeam Agents.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nutanix has recently released a new version of Acropolis Operating System (AOS): AOS 5.8 is now the latest version. Just few months after Nutanix AOS 5.6. NOTICE: AOS 5.8 is a new AOS Feature Release or Short term Support (STS) Release, that means it isn’t a Long Term Supported (LTS). The support for all feature release version will only be for 6 months after the release date, within which period you will have to upgrade to the next feature release version.

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 […]

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