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How to expand vSphere cluster on Nutanix

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How to expand vSphere cluster on Nutanix
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How to expand vSphere cluster on Nutanix

Few days ago  I was helping on of my colleagues to expand vSphere cluster on Nutanix.

Here is the scenario. Existing Nutanix and vSphere cluster is based on IvyBridge processors. After sometime customer would like to expand its existing Nutanix deployment by adding several Nutanix and vSphere nodes. Almost all Nutanix nodes, from current Nutanix offering, are based on Intel Haswell. As you know, if you have to expand existing vSphere cluster by adding hardware with newer CPU generation – in this case was IvyBridge. You have to have EVC baseline enabled to be able to vMotion VM across “old” and new hosts in cluster or across clusters. Fortunately, EVC was enabled on existing cluster so adding nodes with Haswell on board was not really difficult however you should remember few things:

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