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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Automating SQLIO Benchmarking with Powershell

Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Recently I’ve been doing a great deal of SQLIO benchmarking on Nutanix for an upcoming SQL on Nutanix Best Practices document (hush hush :P).  In this post I’ll…

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Automating VM Memory (un)Locking

Thursday, May 30, 2013
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With VDI it’s always a best practice lock VM memory and avoid over-subscription to keep away from host swapping, etc. When I’m doing my benchmarking I’m constantly trying…

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