Showing posts from January, 2020

Nutanix on AMD Processors

Working in IT can have it's challenges, especially when it comes to hardware compatibility and different operating systems or hypervisors. I ran into an instance recently that I wanted to test out Nutanix on my commodity hardware that runs on the Ryzen platform. My current system is configured as below: Ryzen 7 1800x 32GB of 3200Mhz RAM 1TB Samsung 960 EVO NVME AMD Radeon Vega 64 MSI Gaming X 1080ti Good enough specs to run just about any task and do it well enough, especially for home labbing. Right? Well, yes, mostly... Enter hardware compatibility issues... Nutanix has been around for a few years now and is a great solution for HCI . It provides some great tools to really help leverage your own private cloud, while giving you the ability to easily migrate to full cloud solutions like Azure, AWS or Google Cloud. Because AMD only really became serious about computing again recently with their Epyc, Threadripper and Ryzen line of processors, Nutanix really has