Understanding cluster expansion

  • 15 April 2020
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Scalability is the backbone of any industry solution, hence with ever-increasing workloads, it is natural for us to add new nodes in our existing infrastructure to make it scalable and highly efficient.

Nutanix provides a feature which  allows you to add new nodes to your existing cluster and increase the cluster overall capacity. 


A question lingering in our mind right now 

Do we have some guidelines regarding cluster expansion? 


Cluster expansion depends on the AOS version, hypervisor type (AHV, ESXi, Hyper-V, or Citrix Hypervisor), data-at-rest encryption status, and certain hardware configuration factors.


The following documents provides some basic guidelines specific for cluster expansion 
Cluster Expansion

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