A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 9 – The Planner

Human intelligence vs. machine intelligence I sat with Joe (not the same Joe we mentioned last week and another disguised name) to show him the "just-in-time forecast" feature we released in Dec, 2016. It is based on X-Fit I explained in our day 7 tour. Joe got excited. "Instead of machine intelligence, I have done … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 9 – The Planner

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 8 – The Lookout

Two tales, the same ending When I was in college, I always filled my car only when the gas tank was empty. I did that because I wanted to stretch the use of my limited cash. I had to monitor the fuel gauge in the car's dashboard when its indicator is close to "E" indicating … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 8 – The Lookout

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 6 – The Pathfinder

In day 5, I showed you how to get a better view of your IT infrastructure by setting up a dashboard without introducing any complexity. Today, you will learn how to narrow down the troubled resource by a few keystrokes. In every data center I have visited, administrators have their screens filled with charts and … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 6 – The Pathfinder

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 5 – A Better View

Many of our customers have asked us to give them more insights to help increase the efficiency of operations.  To leverage all the machine data Prism collects, we have developed features in Prism to improve efficiency, reduce unnecessary capital spending, and ensure service quality in an enterprise cloud data center. The result is the two … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 5 – A Better View

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 4 – The Amber Room

St. Petersburg is the first city I visited in Russia. It is a magnificent city with a rich history and culture. I took a day trip to the Catherine Palace, 17 miles south of the city. The beautiful decorations, furniture, paintings, and sculptures in its rooms give us a glimpse of the wealth of Russian … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 4 – The Amber Room

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 3 – the Grand Hall

In my last post, we spent the time to check out the Prism Element, the interface built within the cluster. Today, we will enter the 2nd room where you can view all your Nutanix infrastructure in one place. One of the beautiful things about Nutanix is that once you touch it, you will love it. … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 3 – the Grand Hall

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 2 – Where It Started

Last week, I shared with you the layout of the Prism building. Today, I will show you where the Nutanix Prism started 6 years ago - room 101. Prism Element is its hostess.  From day 1 of this company, we have built a distributed management interface within the Acropolis cluster. We call this interface Prism Element. … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 2 – Where It Started

A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 1 – The Prism Building

From the early day of Nutanix, we determined to change the experience how the IT team interacts with the infrastructure and its management tools. As we were building the Acropolis, we have spent significant time to define a user experience that reflects not only in a consumer-grade UI but also a streamlined workflow. That is the start of Prism. Seven years later, Nutanix has not only built a beautiful infrastructure management tool but … Continue reading A Personal Tour to Nutanix Prism: Day 1 – The Prism Building