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Nutanix VirtIO

Nutanix VirtIO 1.1 Drivers Released

If you are a Nutanix customer and using AHV (Acropolis Hypervisor), I have some great news for you. We have released VirtIO 1.1 drivers, and the big deal is that they are now Microsoft WHQL signed. I know the lack of signing was holding back some customers for production workloads....

Nutanix Acropolis 101: Creating VMs

Now that Nutanix Acropolis is shipping with NOS 4.1.3, I wanted to cover a few basics in a series of blog posts. Most of you won't be familiar with Acropolis, which is based on KVM. If you've used KVM in the past, you will know how difficult it can be....

Injecting KVM VirtIO Drivers into Windows

When dealing with hypervisors it is not uncommon to be required to supply specific drivers in order to recognize the virtual hardware, such as NICs and SCSI controllers. A while back I wrote blog articles on how to inject VMware drivers (PVSCSI and VMXNET3) into a Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows...

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