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Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 4

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 4

This is the fourth part of the series. The first part can be found here.

Disclaimer: Any future product or roadmap information is intended to outline general product directions, and is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation for Nutanix to deliver any material, code, or functionality.  This information should not be used when making a purchasing decision.  Further, note that Nutanix has not determined whether separate fees will be charged for any future product enhancements or functionality which may ultimately be made available, and may choose to charge separate fees for the delivery of any product enhancements or functionality which are ultimately made available.

For official information on features and timeframe refer to the official Nutanix Press Release (here).

These are the features introduced with this blog post series so far:

  • 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
  • Prism Search Improvements (support for Boolean expressions)
  •  I/O Metrics Visualization
  • 1-Click Licensing
  • LCM – Lifecycle Manager
  • Additional Prism Improvements
  • AHV Scale Improvements
  • AHV CPU and Memory Hot Add (Tech Preview)
  • Advanced Compression for Cold Data
  • Acropolis Change Block Tracking (CBT) for Backup Vendors
  • Predictable Performance with Autonomic QoS
  • NCC 3.0 with Prism Integration
  • 1-Node Replication Target
  • Improved Mixed Workload Support with QoS
  • Simplified SATADOM Replacement Workflow
  • Mixed Node Support with Adaptive Replica Selection
  • Dynamically Decreased Erasure Coding Stripes – Node Removals
  • Multi Metadata Disk Support for use available SSDs on the node for metadata
  • Erasure Coding(EC) support for changing the Replication Factor (RF) on containers
  • Inline Compression for OpLog
  • (New) Linux Kernel Upgrade


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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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