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Andre Leibovici is a leading expert in the area of Datacenter and Enterprise Mobility. For the last 15 years Andre's passion and dedication has helped many organizations while working for VMware CTO Office, VMware PSO, EMC vSpecialists, and through creating professional blogging resources. His expertise is backed by 20+ years' industry experience managing IT infrastructures and teams for large organizations. Andre's blog myvirtualcloud.net is recognized as one of the industry leading End User Computing blogs with 3M+ hits every month. Based on his field experience, Andre developed a number of free tools to help beginners and advanced architects to appropriately size and architect VDI solutions. Andre's passion led him to found the APAC Virtualization Podcast and speak at conferences and public events. Due to his creativity and accomplishments, Andre received the VMware Virtual Desktop Ingenuity Award'2009, and was recognized as vExpert recipient award for multiple consecutive years. Andre is currently enjoying helping Nutanix as Sr. Director, Partner Innovation & Vertical Alliances.

NEW: Alfred Workflow for Nutanix v1.0.7

I am releasing a new version of my Alfred workflow for Nutanix. In case you have missed my initial blog post check it out here. In the blog post you will understand how to install and use the workflow to allow you to execute administrative tasks on your Nutanix cluster using MacOS Spotlight.  Also checkout the official Alfred WF for Nutanix […]

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 2 » myvirtualcloud.net

Hello, this blog post is the 2nd part of my Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) series and contains features being made available with forthcoming releases of the Nutanix software. The 1st part of this series can be found here. This is Part 2 of the series. The 1st part can be found here. These are the features introduced with this blog post series so far: […]

AOS 4.7, DelEMC, Cisco UCS, Hackathon 4.0, On Tour, Langone Biz… and I’ll see you in Sao Paulo

It’s been a whole month since my last post here and I am starting to feel that I might be turning into a slacker in regards to my blogging. Well… to be honest, life has been both hectic and exciting here at Nutanix. For this reason I decided to write a little about some of the […]

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 1

Five months after releasing AOS 4.7 Nutanix is announcing another major release with dozens of new features and enhancements. AOS 5.0 has an internal engineering codename of ‘Asterix’. The velocity with which features and improvements are released by Nutanix is only comparable to what we see in AWS and the consumer space, where apps are updated at […]

My Personal Challenge to Build Verticals and Ecosystems » myvirtualcloud.net

I’ve been fortunate enough to have had a varied & wide ranging career in IT from roles in Consulting, IT Management, R&D and most recently in Alliances at Nutanix. Diversifying into a new role can be seriously challenging from a learning and comfort perspective…. Let’s face it, we all have a comfort factor depth of […]

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 1

Five months after releasing AOS 4.7 Nutanix is announcing another major release with dozens of new features and enhancements. AOS 5.0 has an internal engineering codename of ‘Asterix’. The velocity with which features and improvements are released by Nutanix is only comparable to what we see in AWS and the consumer space, where apps are updated at […]

Alfred Workflow for Nutanix v1.0.7 Released

I am releasing a new version of my Alfred workflow for Nutanix. In case you have missed my initial blog post check it out here. In the blog post you will understand how to install and use the workflow to allow you to execute administrative tasks on your Nutanix cluster using MacOS Spotlight.  Also checkout the official Alfred WF for Nutanix […]

VDI Calculator is Now Open-Source and Available on GitHub

What a phenomenal journey this VDI calculator has been through. The VDI Calculator is today in its 7th major release and dozens of features have been added to the application over the years. It all started as an Excel spreadsheet in 2010 and later on evolving into a Flash based app and later into a […]

How to Implement Docker Swarm with PostgreSQL and Web-Services on Nutanix ACS Shared Volumes

In my previous article we deployed an open-source PACS solution on Nutanix using Acropolis Container Services (ACS) and created a persistent volume for the application and the database – a native MySQL. While MySQL is the simplest solution as it is already backed into the application container, it has its limitations and is not scalable […]

How to Deploy Open-Source PACS on Nutanix Acropolis Container Services with Persistent Storage

In this article I’ll demonstrate how to deploy an open-source PACS solution (DICOM server) on Nutanix using Acropolis Container Services and implementing persistent storage using Nutanix Volume Services. If you are not familiar, PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) is a healthcare technology for the short- and long-term storage, retrieval, management, distribution and presentation of medical images. […]

The Art of Being Ready

The Olympics provides a great opportunity for us all to find inspiration – be it personally, professionally or in business. A few years ago I attended a talk from the Australian 2002 Winter Olympic Games speed skater winner Steven Bradbury. Steve won Australia’s first ever winter gold medal. His path through the heats to the […]

How to use Python with Nutanix REST API – Part 3

This is the 3rd part of my brief tutorial on how to use Python with Nutanix REST API. In case you missed, How to use Python with Nutanix REST API – Part 1 and Part 2. Picking up from I left off in the 2nd part… When retrieving data from Nutanix using REST you will be commonly left with a json object […]

How to use Python with Nutanix REST API – Part 2

This is the 2nd part of my brief tutorial on how to use Python with Nutanix REST API. In case you missed, How to use Python with Nutanix REST API – Part 1. Picking up from I left off in the 1st part… In order to make changes or trigger actions on a Nutanix object we need […]

How to use Python with Nutanix REST API – Part 1

Nutanix has been built with a strong set of APIs for managing all cluster aspects and AHV virtual machines. REST API’s can be called from a browser and also from pretty much any existing language out there. I have been using mostly Python Language to create my toys and prototypes, so I decided to share some instructions […]

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