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Nutanix Sizing Tool

As a consultant the most important part of the job is sizing and a lot of vendors have understood this aspect and are helping partners/vendors to this right. Nutanix has realised the a tool for the same.

 

Nutanix Sizer Tool Features are

  •  Web based tool able of taking workloads and provide recommendation of nodes based on requirements
  •  Workload support: VDI, Exchange, SQL Server, and Server Virtualization
  •  Mixed workloads sizing in a cluster
  •  Homogeneous and heterogeneous nodes mix
  •  Manual override of a recommended configuration to run through various what-if scenarios.
  •  Nice visual representation of Nutanix clusters and nodes

New features of Nutanix Sizer 2.0 includes

  • Improved and intuitive UI
  • New CTO models
  • Single sign-on (SSO) integration
  • Sizing index
  • Sizing details
  • Sizing algorithm improvements

You Tube Video here

 

Let’s quickly see how to do sizing for Exchange 1000 heavy user mailbox.

Login to sizer.nutanix.com or nutanix partner portal access

  • Create a New Scenario
  • Add Workload type exchange
  • Choose the number of Users
  • Choose the Profiles
  • Choose Average Mail per day
  • You could always customize with the manual option
  • That’s it you are ready to download the bom.

 

New Scenario

NewWorkload1

 

Scenario Name

Exchange1000MB

Exchange1000MB

Workload Type

Exchange 1000 Mail Boxes

Exchange 1000 Mail Boxes

Customize the Workload

Exchange-HeavyUser

 

 

 

Exchange-Customize

Exchange-Customize-1

Exchange-Customize-1

 

That’s it, you have the dashboard ready

 

Nutanix Dashboard

Nutanix Dashboard

 

 

 

Sizing Details

NutanixSizingDetails

NutanixSizingDetails

Rack View

Rack View

Rack View

 

If you want to change to manual sizing then choose the setting and change the sizing details

Manual Sizing

Manual Sizing

 
1 Comments
  1. Tonina

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