hpe_hba_cabling_check falsely issues a warning

After a routine update of a 6-node Nutanix cluster, a Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) warning popped up indicating a problem with the SAS cabling. Running the check on the CLI offered some more details. Running : health_checks hardware_checks disk_checks hpe_hba_cabling_check [==================================================] 100% /health_checks/hardware_checks/disk_checks/hpe_hba_cabling_check [ WARN ] -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ Detailed information for hpe_hba_cabling_check: Node WARN: Disk cabling for disk(s) S6GLNG0T610113 are detected at incorrect location(s) 3:251:8 respectively where each value in the location corresponds to box:bay Node 10.

VMware jumps on the fast moving hyper-converged train

The whole story began with a tweet and a picture: Spotted Marvin on VMware campus during a break this morning "first hyperconverged infrastructure appliance " pic.twitter.com/1iIPocjREX — Fletcher Cocquyt (@Cocquyt) June 7, 2014 This picture in combination with rumors about Project Mystic have motivated Christian Mohn to publish an interesting blog post. Today, two and a half months later, “Marvin” or project Mystic got its final name: EVO:RAIL. What is EVO:RAIL?