Advanced Nutanix – PowerShell Edition: Produce vDisk Report

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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 Nutanix platform.

The script will report the following for each VM/vDisk:

VM_Name, vDisk_Name, Container, Replication_Factor, Used_Capacity_in_GB, Container_Compression, Container_Fingerprinting, vDisk_Fingerprinting,vDisk_On_Disk_Dedup, Container_On_Disk_Dedup, PD_Name, CG_Name, Snapshots

Here’s how to use the script:

Here’s an example function to produce a vDisk report:

If you have any requests or questions feel free to reach out!

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Configure SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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

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

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

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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