Samir Roshan

About Samir Roshan

Samir has experience in Virtualization, Cloud Computing,Enterprise Architecture, Open Source, Datacenter Consolidation, Migration, Business Continuity and Security domains working for major Technology organizations like VMware,Unisys, IBM, EMC and Safenet.

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

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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 →