Nutanix terminology updates

Since version 4.5.X Nutanix changed terminology for some of the products. Below – you can find list with new (on left) and former (on right) terminology.

  • Acropolis Base Software – Nutanix Operating System, NOS
  • Acropolis Hypervisor, AHV – Nutanix KVM hypervisor
  • Acropolis API – Nutanix API and Aropolis API
  • Acropolis App Mobility fabric –  Acropolis virtualization management and administration
  • Acropolis Distributed Storage Fabric, DSF – Nutanix Distributed Filesystem (NDFS)
  • Block fault tolerance – Block awareness

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 holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).