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Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 1

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 an amazing pace for the user’s delight. This blog post contains features being made available with forthcoming releases of the Nutanix software, but if you missed previous releases announcements read them here:

These are the features introduced with this blog post:

  • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers Support
  • Acropolis Affinity and Anti-affinity
  • Acropolis Dynamic Scheduling (DRS++)
  • REST API 2.0 and 3.0
  • Support for XenServer TechPreview
  • Network Visualization
  • What-if analysis for New workloads and Allocation-based forecasting
  • Native Self-Service Portal
  • Snapshots – Self Service Restore UI
  • Network Partner Integration Framework
  • Metro Availability Witness
  • VM Flash Mode Improvements
  • Acropolis File Services GA (ESXi and AHV)
  • Acropolis Block Services (CHAP authentication)
  • Oracle VM and Oracle Linux Certified for AHV
  • SAP Netweaver stack Certified for AHV
  • …more on Part 2

Over the next few weeks the PM and PMM teams will be launching a series of blog posts with more in depth information about features in AOS 5.0. The first one is here, Ten Things you need to know about Nutanix Acropolis File Services by Shubhika Taneja

Read the entire article here, Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 1

via Andre Leibovici at myvirtualcloud.net

MyVirtualCloud.NET by Andre Leibovici 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.

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