Year: 2015

2015 – Kaboom!

I thought 2014 was big, now 2015 has exceeded all expectations: First non-Nutanix person to be awarded NPX Awarded Double VCDX with the NV and DCV tracks Voted #37 in the Top vBlog 2015 Continued blogging (91 posts, 386K views)

Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive – Part 13 – AHV Design Considerations

This is Part 13 of the Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive, covering AHV design considerations.

Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive – Part 12 – ESXi Design Considerations

This is Part 12 of the Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive, covering ESXi design considerations.

NPX – The Journey to Number 8

VCDX and NPX sound great (how can so few letters be so difficult to achieve?), but it is very, very hard work with many hours of effort and stress, including juggling a day-job that bleeds into your personal life.  I have to profoundly thank my wife and children for putting

NPX – Design Exercise (Nutanix Design)

The NPX Design Review (NDR) has a 60 minute “Design Exercise” where the NDR Examiners present a design scenario with a set of business requirements and constraints that you need to address.  This post is an enhancement of the design strategy I developed for VCDX and tailored for NPX and

NPX – Hands-on Exercise (Nutanix Troubleshooting)

The NPX Design Review (NDR) has a 30 minute “Hands-on Exercise” where the NDR Examiners present an issue with a live system that you need to resolve.  This post is an enhancement of the troubleshooting strategy I developed for VCDX and tailored for NPX and Nutanix XCP troubleshooting. The NDR

NPX – Controller VM Sizing

The Nutanix Controller VM has some sizing guidelines that are published in the official documentation, but the majority of the sizing logic is embedded within Foundation (and Phoenix) which is applied during the node deployment process. As a customer you can ignore this under the guise of “invisible infrastructure”, but

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