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Evaluations the DevOps Way

Here in the Developer Marketing team at Nutanix, we’re often tasked with creating scripts, demos and apps for the purposes of marketing both products and technologies. Outside of that “day to day” stuff, we’re very much an “eat your own dog food” team, that is, we use the same technologies to accomplish our own tasks […]

Nutanix Era Databases & API Automation

You could be forgiven for thinking that automation on Nutanix only means working with VMs, images, maybe Nutanix Calm for application lifecycle management and Karbon for Kubernetes clusters. Up to this point, those components and products have been covered in a many articles and code samples. There’s one component that will be part of almost […]

Nutanix Calm DSL – Quick Tips Part 2

In this edition of Nutanix Calm DSL Quick Tips, I’ll cover a few more things that are in the docs, but that new users may skip over. In isolation these things may seem minor (as with many things in the developer world), but when used as part of an overall workflow, can increase both efficiency […]

Nutanix Calm DSL – Project Environments

In the recently released Nutanix Calm DSL Lab, a ton of various Calm DSL topics were covered. Before diving into the content for this article, I strongly recommend checking out the lab, as it is a great way to get started with the Calm DSL. One of the topics in the lab was Calm Projects. […]

Nutanix Calm DSL Lab – Available Now!

In recent months there have been a number of articles published about the Nutanix Calm DSL. For example, I’ve covered: Introducing the Nutanix Calm DSL Nutanix Calm DSL – Managing Projects From UI to Code – Calm DSL and Blueprint Decompile There’s also the Nutanix Calm DSL “home page” on Nutanix.dev that nicely groups together […]

Nutanix Calm DSL – Quick Tips

By now many will be aware of how powerful the simplest things can be. Things like working with Nutanix Calm, which can be controlled via multiple mechanisms, are now simpler than ever. Along the way, though, it’s easy to forget just how simple some of those things can be. Today’s quick article shines a light […]

Nutanix Calm DSL – Managing Projects

Until now, Nutanix Nutanix Calm DSLCalm DSL articles on Nutanix.dev have focused on the management of relatively specific entity types. In most cases, the Calm DSL has been used to manage virtual machines. They are, after all, the most common entity type in virtualisation environments (in my opinion, at least). To look at those, here […]

Nutanix Calm DSL – Blueprint Launch Parameters

In recent articles I’ve talked a lot about the various things you can do with the Nutanix Calm DSL. The Calm DSL, due to being designed as an SDK, opens up all sorts of possibilities when it comes to automating various types of workflow. Let’s take automation via API for example. It’s a great way […]

From UI to Code – Calm DSL and Blueprint Decompile

Regular readers of Nutanix.dev will be familiar with the Nutanix Calm DSL. If you haven’t yet taken a dive into the Nutanix Calm DSL, please feel welcome to check out the resources below before moving on. Nutanix Calm DSL on Nutanix.dev Introducing the Nutanix Calm DSL Isn’t that title backwards? Depending on where you’re standing, […]

Automating Karbon Deployments via API

You might be wondering – why is the featured image for this article a violin? Primarily it’s because I love the image itself (lol) but also because it’s a really nice, abstract way of looking at orchestration in detail. Ok, so that was bad – with that out of the way, let’s jump into today’s […]

Nutanix CALM DSL LAB 1.0


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