New Automation Lab! Nutanix Calm REST APIs

Today’s new lab is one that’s been bubbling away for some time. Readers of Nutanix.dev will know we have labs covering various topics, including: Nutanix Calm Prism and Prism Central REST APIs Dev environment setup However, from a lab perspective we’ve not yet talked about how to automate Nutanix Calm itself i.e. take the orchestration […]

How to Explain DevOps to Your Manager: 4 Ways

According to Forrester, 50% of organizations are implementing DevOps – a staggering feat considering the sizeable number of naysayers of years past. Even so, many rational thinkers still ask, “if my IT and Operations are maintaining security and uptime standards with the right administrative tools, why do I need DevOps?” You know why. If your […]

So many variables! How I test Nutanix APIs with Postman

Hi, I’m Chris. 🙂 A couple of my colleagues have written pieces on various DevOps-y things lately but, the rest of the time, “I” refers to me. Lol. Anyway, I do a lot of work with the Nutanix REST APIs. Part of that is sharing things I find with you, our valuable readers out there […]

PUT that down! Updating a VM with Prism Central v3 API

A while ago I published the first two parts of a beginner’s series. This series is aimed at getting started with the Nutanix Prism Central v3 REST API and covered the two following topics at the time: GET all the things – Setting up your first Nutanix REST API v2.0 request POST a package – […]

DevOps and The Rise of the Full Stack Developer

Modern History – Changes in the Industry Introducing— The Full Stack Developer The “Full Stack Developer”. A fairly recent term which has grown to occupy a huge swath of current developer job descriptions. Whether you’re a JS dev, a .NET or .NET Core dev, a Java dev, an iOS developer working in Swift or Objective-C—or […]

Calm Cookbook – Recipe #1 – Blueprint Import

Written by Laura Jordana, Technical Marketing Engineer at Nutanix While working on a recent project, I came across a need to automate certain operations in Calm. One of these operations was to automate the import/upload of a blueprint within Calm. Of course, we can easily do this in Prism by clicking on Blueprints > Upload […]

What is a DevOps Advocate?

My role is to help accelerate the adoption of DevOps outcomes with Nutanix. Fortunately, this is easier now than the twenty+ year journey it took to arrive in front of you today. By way of introduction, I’d like to explain where I came from, what my role entails, and how I can help the Nutanix […]

Recap of .DEV Day at .NEXT Europe Copenhagen 2019

.NEXT Europe Copenhagen 2019 .NEXT is the semi-annual Nutanix User Conference that has taken place in Europe and America since 2015. .NEXT 2019 Europe took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from October 11-13 and it was another sold out event that eclipsed the 2018 attendance records for prospective customers as well as our existing customers and […]

Batch Brewing – Multiple Requests with the Nutanix APIs

In an article published last week, Dwayne Lessner, Principal Technical Marketing Engineer @ Nutanix, and I discussed using APIs to automate some DR migration procedures. The script would most likely need to send API requests to update multiple entities i.e. combine multiple requests into a single request. The use case there is quite straightforward. Multiple […]

SSH PUBLIC KEY

Copy the SSH public key below.  In BASH shell environments, for example, this file could be saved to ~/.ssh/nutanix_demo.pub

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