Nutanix AOS 5.20 LTS released supporting vGPU live migrations

On 16th of May, Nutanix released their new AOS 5.20 LTS software. This AOS LTS release comes also packaged with a new version of the Nutanix AHV hypervisor: AHV-20201105.2030. This new LTS version release is very important to many customers as it enables “Acropolis Dynamic Scheduling (ADS) for VM’s with vGPU’s”. Yes, that means live migrations of VM’s with vGPU’s is now also available for LTS users!

VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 2 Released

On March 9th, VMware released their latest version of vCenter Server: 7.0 Update 2 Build 17694817. This 7.0 U2 release comes with many new and updated features related to Lifecycle Management and Tanzu. In this post, I will not only provide details on all that is new in this release but also show you how I performed my own vCenter Server 7.0 U1 to 7.0 U2 update. It’s quite easy!

Nutanix Private & Enterprise Cloud at Home?

I am regularly asked what options there are available for trying out (‘experiencing’) the Nutanix Private & Enterprise Cloud platform. In this short post, I will list out the possibilities available at the moment which can help you with getting that experience with Nutanix for either educational or professional purposes. Or just for the fun of it!

Nutanix Cluster Software & Firmware Upgrade Order

I have been asked many times in what specific order a Nutanix cluster should be upgraded. This refers to all software components that make up a Nutanix cluster such as Nutanix AOS, AHV, NCC & Foundation but also VMware ESXi & Hyper-V and even the BIOS, firmware and other hardware device drivers. Well, I thought it was about time to share my way or working with you this blog post. I hope it helps you with your own Nutanix cluster upgrade activities.