Setting up an Openstack cloud environment in less than 30 minutes

I have been working with Openstack on & off from past 1 year mainly for the purpose of learning and understanding the various use cases of Openstack Cloud. In this blog post I will be writing about one of the most simplest installation methods for beginners, which allows users to run Continue Reading →

Presenting Nutanix backed iSCSI storage with MPIO to Windows OS – Part2

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This blog post is in continuation to my first blog in this series which you can read here. In the second and last part of this series I am going to describe the rest of the configuration at Nutanix layer and tie this all back together on the Windows VM again. Continue Reading →

Presenting Nutanix backed iSCSI storage with MPIO to Windows OS – Part1

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In my last post on the topic of Nutanix Acropolis Volumes API I described the process of creating an iSCSI datastore on vSphere which is backed by Acropolis Volumes API. You can read the blog here . In continuation to that I wanted to describe the process of presenting iSCSI volume to Continue Reading →

Creating an iSCSI Datastore on vSphere backed by Nutanix Acropolis Volumes API 

In NOS 4.1.3 release we added a whole bunch of new features in Nutanix platform , one of the noticeable feature in the release was the Acropolis Volume Management through APIs in tech preview. What is it ? The Acropolis Volumes API exposes back-end NDFS storage to guest operating system, Continue Reading →

My NPX story and why one should pursue !!

It’s been a long time for me in the blogosphere , precisely an year has passed since my last article. While it’s not an excuse for not writing but it was a fantastic and a busy year for me in this great company Nutanix.Being part of the NPX program has Continue Reading →

New Adventure with Web Scale and Hyper Convergence starts tomorrow and yes it’s Nutanix

Life takes turns and twists for the good , over the past few days i made a decision to leave a great organisation that redefined who I was for past 12 Years . For working close to 8 years with VMware in my two stints (the latest being 3 years Continue Reading →

Food for Thought Weekend Reading #3 Open Compute Project


It was a long weekend for me here in Bangalore thanks to a day off for voting in the General Elections on Thursday and a day off for Good Friday. Last week I researched on multiple topics including Massive Scale Computig , Web Scale Computing and Open Compute Project. For Continue Reading →