Archive for Nutanix

Nutanix AHV and Citrix MCS: Adding a persistent disk via Powershell

PRISM UI

Yet another powershell blog, this one is about adding a persistent disk via powershell on an AHV hosted non-persistent VM created with Citrix MCS. The use case here would be persistent write cache for App-V cache, AV definitions, log files etc.

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Creating a VM incl a vGPU profile on AHV with Powershell

Powershell

Hello old friend, here we are again. It’s been a while but I’m (hopefully) getting back on track with this blog. I’ve been dabbling around with this idea for a while and it got fastracked after I got a request from someone in the Nutanix Services Organisation on how they could add a vGPU profile to the ‘Create a VM on AHV’ with Powershell.

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NVIDIA GPU on AHV: The options (Video included)

NVIDIA GPU

With the latest release of Nutanix AOS and the included version of Nutanix AHV we’re introducing support for NVIDIA GPU GRID technology as being the third hypervisor supporting these technologies.

 

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XenServer and Nutanix: Insights on the how

XenServerWith the release of full support of XenServer for the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform the performance and solutions engineering group has worked hard to create a reference architecture on this topic and I figured to write a blogpost on what Nutanix/Citrix did to make this work. It’s not just a QA thing, it’s been a thighly coupled engineering effort from both sides. 

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Protecting your Citrix desktops on Nutanix using powershell

Another week, another idea comes up to check if I could make it happen with Powershell. I wanted to write a script that checks my current machine catalog and puts VMs that are not in a Nutanix Protection Domain in a PD to make sure that we can protect those VMs using the policies Nutanix offers. Read more

Citrix Provisioning on Nutanix AHV [Updated with PVS support for AHV]

nutanix_NutanixAcropolisIf you’re a more regular reader of my blog you probably have read about Nutanix AHV, the native hypervisor that Nutanix ships. Nutanix AHV is built from the ground up for hyper convergence and that makes it a great hypervisor for desktop virtualisation. This is where the relationship with Citrix and the Citrix Provisioning SDK comes into play.

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