Everything you wanted to know about Nutanix Era 2.0

  • 9 October 2020
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Are you new to Era and want to learn more about it? Are you an experienced engineer working with the product looking for answers?

Era is a database as a service (DBaaS) that automates and simplifies database administration, bringing one-click simplicity and invisible operations to database provisioning and life-cycle management. Nutanix has an article with over 50 questions answered about Nutanix Era 2.0. The article covers questions on the variety of topics, such as:

  • Time Machines
  • Profiles
  • Provisioning and Cloning Across Multiple CLusters
  • SAP HANA on Era
  • Copy Data Management for Multiple Databases
  • SQL Server Patching
  • SQL Server Database Group
  • PostgreSQL Patching
  • Oracle Restore
  • PostgreSQL Restore

Some of the questions answered are:

Can a single Era management plane handle multiple Nutanix clusters?

What type of networks are supported for Era Agents?

Can two or more pre-2.0 Era instances be converged into one?

What version of Oracle is supported for Oracle Restore?

Can we clone a few databases only from the SQL server DB group?

What is the process of SQL Server AG Patching?

We registered a source database residing on the EXT3 filesystem and subsequently created a software profile from it. When I provision a new system using this profile, the database gets provisioned on the XFS filesystem. Why is this discrepancy?


KB-10068 Era 2.0 FAQs.

For more information on Era 2.0 refer to Era User Guide.

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