Nutanix basics – encrypt Nutanix block naming convention

Nutanix block naming convention

Nutanix block naming convention for most people are mystery as well as for me. That was before I joined Nutanix. Picture below should give more light on this “mystery” 🙂

Nutanix models naming convention

The best way is to explain on example. let’s take 3000 series as an example.

Nutanix 3000 series

Nutanix 3000 series

  • #3 – series number
  • #0 – number of nodes – it can be 1,2,3 or 4
  • #5 – Ivy Bridge 16 cores, #6 Ivy Bridge 20 cores
  • #0 – 2 x 400GB SSD, #1 – 2 x 800GB SSD
  • G4/G5 – generaion

TAAADAAA – that’s it – mystery explained 🙂

More info – Nutanix specs sheet

Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur has been in IT industry since 1999 and consulting since 2008. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).

  • Jason Burroughs

    Hi Artur – can you update this picture with the new version?