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Nutanix API versions – What are they and what does each one do?
Nutanix API Intro When discussing the Nutanix APIs, it is important to consider the different versions that are available.  Let’s take a look at the versions that are available today.  As an intro, here is how Nutanix describes these APIs: “The Nutanix REST APIs allow you to create scripts that run system administration commands against … Continued
Nutanix Cloud Native and Calm: Better Together!
Written by Michael Haigh, Technical Marketing Engineer at Nutanix Previously we covered how easy it is for developers and administrators to deploy an application onto Nutanix Cloud Native due to its adherence to open API standards.  We deployed an Oscar e-commerce site, backing it with containers running on Nutanix Karbon, a PostgreSQL database cloned by … Continue...
Nutanix Cloud Native
Written by Michael Haigh, Technical Marketing Engineer at Nutanix Enterprises are increasingly shifting towards cloud native applications as they’re simple to deploy and scale, they’re highly available, and they’re space and resource efficient.  Cloud Native applications and the public clouds enable developers to focus on developing applications rather than dealing ...
Welcome to developer.nutanix.com
Developer portals are many things to many people, they are places where communities are built, problems are solved and new things are learned. The developer.nutanix.com has been around for a long time, but as Nutanix is changing from historically a hardware company to a platform and software company, our developer portal takes on a new … Continued
API Accelerator with .NEXT On Tour
Starting in September and continuing into October the Nutanix team is going to be coming to cities near you with .NEXT on tour. These events will help you learn about the latest and greatest from Nutanix, but also new for this year will be our API Accelerator Lab. In this bring your own laptop (BYOL) … Continued
We Did It All For the Cookies – Our first Nutanix Customer Hackathon
I was invited by Jason Langone, Nutanix Sr Director of Corporate Marketing, along with Nutanix Solutions Engineer, Richard Arsenian, to help manage the inaugural Nutanix Hackathon held at .NEXT in New Orleans last week. The goal was simple — to bring customers and partners together to build “something cool” around three themes: Life, Work or … Continued
HTTP/2 and gRPC — The Next Generation of Microservices Interactions
Modern digital businesses are delivered by real-time interactions among hundreds and thousands of services. When you order a Lyft or stream a Netflix movie, several services start interacting and coordinating with each other to fulfill your request. Considering the importance of service interactions, the performance, reliability and health of these interactions become...
Kubernetes Monitoring: Service Dependencies with Maps and Traces
A fundamental challenge for the reliability of distributed systems is the ability to observe and understand dependencies among components. The blindness from not understanding service dependencies is costly: Frustrating Root-cause Analysis: “The service looks fine; some otherdependency is causing errors.” Prolonged Outages: “Which service is causing the downtime?...
The 4 Golden Signals of API Health and Performance in Cloud-Native Applications
Modern cloud applications are highly services-driven and leverage a lot of APIs including external APIs such as Twitter Auth API, Twilio API, Google Maps API, and various PaaS APIs. In a previous blog post, we had talked about the shift from monolithic architectures to microservices and the implications of that change from an operational perspective for … Continued