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Host machine discovery and configuration

In one embodiment, a system includes a client machine executing a first software module for managing host machines, the client machine being installed with a software application and including a proxy module. The system also includes multiple host machines, each of the host machines executing a second software module for... Nutanix Inc

Architecture for implementing a virtualization environment and appliance

An improved architecture is provided which enables significant convergence of the components of a system to implement virtualization. The infrastructure is VM-aware, and permits scaled out converged storage provisioning to allow storage on a per-VM basis, while identifying I/O coming from each VM. The current approach can scale out from... Nutanix Inc

Control system for autonomous locomotion devices

Particular embodiments may provide a device capable of autonomous locomotion comprising means for autonomous locomotion, a device controller for navigation of the device by controlling the means for autonomous locomotion, and a host machine running a hypervisor, one or more user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller, wherein... Nutanix Inc

Method and system for maintaining consistency for i/o operations on metadata distributed amongst nodes in a ring structure

A method for maintaining consistency for I/O operations on metadata distributed amongst a plurality of nodes forming a ring structure.... Nutanix Inc

Testing and benchmarking for enterprise data centers

In some embodiments, a system for testing performance of a virtualization environment comprises host machines, wherein each of the host machines comprises a hypervisor, one or more user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller, and one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices. The one... Nutanix Inc

Mapping structure for maintaining metadata for snapshots in a virtualized storage environment

A method for maintaining a mapping structure for maintaining metadata for snapshots in a virtualized storage environment, includes taking a snapshot of a virtual disk, generating an entry in a metadata structure for the snapshot, wherein the entry includes metadata for blocks in the snapshot that have been modified since... Nutanix Inc

Searching for information relating to virtualization environments

In one embodiment, a method may comprise receiving a query to search for one or more entities of the data center, the query including one or more query tokens. The method may then identify one or more entity-type nodes corresponding to the query, and rank the entity-type nodes based on... Nutanix Inc

Mechanism for providing load balancing to an external node utilizing a clustered environment for storage management

A method for providing load balancing to a client node external to a clustered environment for storage management, includes deploying a lightweight load balancing component at the client node, receiving I/O requests issued by virtual machines hosted at the client node by the lightweight load balancing component, performing a hashing... Nutanix Inc

Hypervisor agnostic bidirectional secure channel for guest agent transport

Systems, methods, and computer readable medium for virtualized computing environments. A method for providing a connection between a guest virtual machine and a service virtual machine uses driver code functions to establish a listening port on the service virtual machine without providing a listening port on the guest virtual machine.... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server backup to cloud

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment comprises a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is running on one... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server upgrade

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, the one or more virtual disks being accessible by the... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server rolling upgrade

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices and accessible by the virtual machine controllers, and a deployment... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server data sharing

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, and a first virtualized file server configured to receive a request to access a storage item located at a second virtualized... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server tiers

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment comprises a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is running on one... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server block awareness

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment comprises a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is running on one... Nutanix Inc

Entity database framework

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

Entity database timestamps

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

Alerts for a virtualization environment

Particular embodiments provide a system comprising a cluster of host machines for managing communications in a virtualization environment. Each of the host machines may comprise a hypervisor, a user virtual machine (UVM), and an I/O controller. A virtual disk accessible by all of the I/O controllers may comprise multiple storage... Nutanix Inc

Alerts notifications for a virtualization environment

In one embodiment, a system includes a cluster of host machines implementing a virtualization environment. Each host machine a hypervisor, a user virtual machine (UVM), a connection manager, an I/O controller, and a virtual disk. The virtual environment may include storage devices and may be accessible by all of the... Nutanix Inc

Alerts analysis for a virtualization environment

Particular embodiments provide a system comprising a cluster of host machines for managing communication connections in a virtualization environment. Implementing a virtualization environment, each of the host machines may comprise a hypervisor, a user virtual machine (UVM), and an I/O controller. A virtual disk may include a plurality of storage... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server high availability

Particular embodiments provide a system for managing a virtualization environment, the system comprising a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server resilience

Particular embodiments provide a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is running on one of the host machines and conducts I/O... Nutanix Inc

Entity database ranking

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server user views

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a plurality of host machines, wherein each of the host machines comprises a hypervisor and one or more user virtual machines (user VMs), and a virtual machine controller, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices,... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server disaster recovery

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, and a virtualized file server backup system configured to identify backup data, wherein the backup data comprises data stored on the... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server

In one embodiment, a system for managing communication connections in a virtualization environment includes a plurality of host machines implementing a virtualization environment, wherein each of the host machines includes a hypervisor, at least one user virtual machine (user VM), and a distributed file server that includes file server virtual... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server deployment

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, the one or more virtual disks being accessible by the... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server smart data ingestion

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, and a data migration system configured to identify one or more existing storage items stored at one or more existing File... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server splitting and merging

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, and a file server splitting system configured to split an existing virtualized file server (VFS) into a set of new virtualized... Nutanix Inc

Virtualized file server distribution across clusters

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines implementing a virtualization environment, a plurality of clusters of the host machines, a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), and a VFS cluster manager (CM) configured to distribute storage items... Nutanix Inc

Entity database schemas

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

Entity database historical data

In one embodiment, a computing device accesses an entity database storing information about entities in a virtualization environment. Each of the entities is associated with a single entity type and a shard. The shard further corresponds to the single entity type. The computing device determines an entity trail for the... Nutanix Inc

Entity database historical data

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

Entity database notifications

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

Entity database distributed replication

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235815

Entity database browser

In one embodiment, a computing device receives a request from a client device to view one or more entities of a virtualization environment. Based on the received request, the computing device accesses an entity-relationship graph that corresponds to entities of the virtualization environment. Each of the entities is represented by... Nutanix Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235816

Entity database data aggregation

In particular embodiments, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes host machines, each of the host machines including a hypervisor, user virtual machines (UVMs) and a virtual machine controller. The virtualization environment also includes virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and being accessible by the virtual machine... Nutanix Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235817

Entity database feedback aggregation

In one embodiment, a computing device receives user input from a client device. The user input corresponds to a request for a task to be performed by each entity of a set of entities from a virtualization environment. The request for the task is sent to the set of entities.... Nutanix Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235950

Self-healing virtualized file server

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment comprises a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is running on one... Nutanix Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228247

Method and system for managing de-duplication of data in a virtualization environment

A method and system for managing de-deduplication of data in a virtualization environment, including receiving a write request for an item of data from a virtual user machine, determining whether de-duplication is enabled, upon determination de-duplication is enabled and a copy of the item of data exists, referencing the de-duplication... Nutanix Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220482

Manipulation of virtual memory page table entries to form virtually-contiguous memory corresponding to non-contiguous real memory allocations

Systems and methods for managing contiguous addressing via virtual paging registers in a page table used in a high-performance computing platform. One embodiment commences upon initializing a first paging register with a first virtual address of a first virtual address length to form a first virtual address space, then receiving... Nutanix Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206149

Unique identifiers for data replication, migration, failover operations and failback operations

A computer implemented method implemented with a processor for assigning a unique identifier for a data item initially deployed at a node of a networked environment includes determining a unique node identifier for the node of the networked environment, atomically modifying a local counter value at the node of the... Nutanix Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192712

Method and system for implementing high yield de-duplication for computing applications

Disclosed is an improved approach for implementing de-duplication, by selecting data such that the de-duplication efficacy of the storage will be increased without arbitrarily increasing metadata size.... Nutanix Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169130

Mechanism for performing lockless rolling upgrade of nosql database

A method for performing lockless modifications during a rolling upgrade of a column family from an old column family version to a new column family version in a NoSQL database.... Nutanix Inc

05/25/17 / #20170149778

Method and system for providing access to administrative functionality a virtualization environment

Described is an architecture for providing access to administrative functionality in a virtualization system using implied authentication. This approach avoids the problems associated with the requirements to use a user ID and password to access an admin console. The user ID and password can be rendered completely unnecessary, or where... Nutanix Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139793

Mechanism for providing real time replication status information in a networked virtualization environment for storage management

A method for providing real time replication status for a networked virtualization environment for storage management, includes scanning metadata to identify replication status for all virtual disks (vDisks) in the networked virtualization environment, generating replication tasks for vDisks that are identified as under replicated based on the scan, performing the... Nutanix Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131928

Method for performing hot-swap of a storage device in a virtualization environment

Performing a hot-swap of a storage device for a node in a virtualization environment having a plurality of storage devices, includes performing pass-thru of a storage manager managing the plurality of storage devices to a service virtual machine, such that the service virtual machine communicates with the plurality of storage... Nutanix Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132029

Connection management

In one embodiment, a system for managing communication connections in a virtualization environment, comprises a plurality of host machines implementing a virtualization environment, wherein each of the host machines comprises a hypervisor, at least one user virtual machine (UVM), a connection agent, and an I/O controller; and a virtual disk... Nutanix Inc








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