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Humble Nutanix CE Cluster - vApp

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Humble Nutanix CE Cluster - vApp

Hello, Nutanix community,

 

Hope you are doing great, wow I've so many amazing builds, I'd like to share my humble virtualized setup.

 

+ Physical host

R710

Intel (R) Xeon (R) CPU E5-2680 @ 250GHz (24 CPUs x 2.497 GHz)

64 GB RAM

2TB of storage space

 Note: This server is used for several lab environments and I was not able to dedicate it to my Nutanitx CE Lab entirely Smiley Sad

 

+ vApp

 

4x Nutanix CE VMs

Each one with:

12Gb of RAM

2 vCPUs

1 x 200GB virtual disk (SSD tier)

1 x 500GB virtual disk (HDD tier)

1 x 7GB virtual disk ( NCE Installation)

 

Note: Virtual disks were set to Thin provisioning in order to save some space.

One of the nodes was meant to remain out of the cluster for "adding nodes to the cluster" practices.

 

1 x CentOS 7 VM for Cluster Management.

 

This setup has helped me a lot for my NPP and NSS studies also I've been able to test out tons of functionalities and in some cases replicate customer's scenarios.

 

Don't get me wrong, with this setup you will get tons of alerts regarding high memory usage but at least I get to work pretty well with it without the need of a whole physical environment (that I'd love to have)

 

Hope you like my setup and if you need assistance to set yours leave me a comment,

 

Jorluis

 

 

PRISM's view

 

 

 

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 vApp's View

 


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Re: Humble Nutanix CE Cluster - vApp

Awesome setup @jperales29 - glad to also hear that it helped with your NPP/NSS certs. 


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