It’s that time of year again, where most of us in the vCommunity and extended IT community submit our names, along with our accomplishments for the past year to the Community. Add in a sprinkle of hopes and dreams for some, and the anticipation to find out if we make it starts to hit in late February/early March.
Nutanix CE Version 5.6 is out, and it’s hot!!!
With the release of Nutanix Community Edition version 5.6, Nutanix has also provided a new installation mechanism as an alternative to the previous dd imaging method, now allowing for a .iso installer.
The Nutanix deployment with GPU cards installed is no different than without, you still go thru the process of imaging the nodes with Foundation just like you’d do without GPU cards. In this case, each site was configured with 2 Nutanix clusters, one for Server VMs and a second cluster specific to VDI. The VDI cluster was configured in a 3 node cluster, using the NX-3055-G5 nodes, running Horizon View 7.2.0 specifically.
I’ll touch on some details of the M60 card below, and then get into some of the places where I had a few issues with the deployment and how I fixed them, and finally some Host/VM configuration and validation commands.
eGroup – Together, We make IT happen. Our slogan, our tagline. IT is what we do, together. From our Operations team, to Inside Sales, to Sales, to Pre-Sales, to Delivery. We do IT, and together.
We announced today that eGroup has been named to CRN Tech Elite 250 list for 2017, which “honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors, scaled to their company size”. Read the full press release here.
It’s amazing to work at a place that focuses on the team, and making sure that from project to project, customer to customer, our strategy, customer focus and delivery revolves around the team. Whether its part of our Microsoft strategy, Data Center and Hyperconverged strategy, or our Managed Services
So to my eGroup co-workers, thank you for bringing your A games every day to work!
To the guys on the Data Center Architecture team (Pete, Dave, Joe, Adam and Steven), let’s keep raising the bar, bringing amazing solutions and results to our customers.