Advanced Nutanix – PowerShell Edition: Ordered PD Restore

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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In this post I provide a sample script on how you can use the Nutanix Powershell CMDlets and PowerCLI to restore PDs in a specified order. Here’s the…

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Advanced Nutanix – PowerShell Edition: Produce vDisk Report

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In this post I provide a sample script on how you can use the Nutanix Powershell CMDlets to produce a report for every VM and vDisk on the…

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Advanced Nutanix: Using Nutanix PowerShell CMDlets to Manually Fingerprint vDisks

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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As explained in the Elastic Dedupe Engine section of the Nutanix Bible, Nutanix uses a fingerprint (SHA-1 hash) to find and remove duplicate data. In this post I…

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Advanced Nutanix: Create SCVMM Cluster

Friday, March 21, 2014
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Having worked with Hyper-V a lot lately I frequently need to stand up and modify SCVMM clusters.  In this post I include some code snippets of how to…

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Configure SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group

Thursday, February 13, 2014
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In the following post I’ll go over how to configure a Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group.  NOTE: Before configuring make sure the Failover Cluster is correctly installed…

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Microsoft Failover Cluster Configuration with Nutanix

Thursday, February 13, 2014
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In the following post I’ll go over  the Microsoft Failover Cluster Configuration for VMs running on Nutanix and leveraging a File share based quorum (Nutanix SMB share).  NOTE:…

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Advanced Nutanix: SQL Server on Nutanix Best Practices Released!

Saturday, November 9, 2013
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Recently I’m been in the trenches with Microsoft SQL Server on the Nutanix platform and am pleased to finally announce the public release of the Microsoft SQL Server…

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Just DFS it!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
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I see a lot of questions from customers and others around how to handle user data and replication – in this post I’ll go over some considerations around…

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Advanced Nutanix: Splunk Forwarder Deployment

Thursday, September 19, 2013
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Recently I’ve become a huge fan of Splunk and it’s capabilities and have put together the Splunk on Nutanix Reference Architecture.  In this post I’ll cover how to…

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Announcing: The Nutanix Bible

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
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All — I’m very pleased to announce/introduce “The Nutanix Bible” which will be a living page/reference for everything Nutanix!  This page is being produced to serve as an…

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