Nutanix has released a new version of their official Visio stencil set for current G6 generation hardware at visiocafe.com
In the past I’ve been quite vocal about the lack of quality with Nutanix Visio stencils. So how does their latest stencil set look like?
Stellar, please read on 🙂
Continue reading “Visio by DPTPB: Official Nutanix G6 Visio Stencils”
While working with Visio, I ran into problems when modifying original “donor” shapes that I had.
Continue reading “Visio by DPTPB: Reducing size of complex Visio shapes V2”
Now that it is holiday season and business has somewhat slowed down, I have time to update BPTPB Nutanix Visio stencil collection with new G6 generation hardware shapes.
Continue reading “Visio by DPTPB: Nutanix stencil G6 (Skylake) update, Vol3”
Generation 6 (G6) Hardware for NX-1065 and NX-8035
Last week Nutanix published more info on G6 hardware NX-1065-G6 and NX-8035-G6. Support Portal NIC replacement instructions (requires login) contains detailed information on various NIC options and also front and rear view drawings of the new G6 hardware.
Continue reading “Visio by DPTPB: Nutanix stencil G6 (Skylake) update, Vol2”
Nutanix seems to have done a soft launch for the next generation G6 hardware. I haven’t seen much marketing around this, but some information is already trickling down. For example HW specifications of G6 platform are already available at Nutanix website.
Continue reading “Visio by DPTPB: Nutanix stencil G6 (Skylake) update”
UPDATE: There is much better way of doing this, by using Windows Enhanced Metafile instead of Scalable Vector Graphics.
When making my custom Nutanix stencil package I ran into problems with shape sizes. Larger shape sizes increase the time to pull the shape from stencil to drawing. The more complex shape (with multiple sub-shapes) you have the larger it will be. Some of my original Nutanix shapes became so large that it took few minutes to pull shape into a drawing.
Continue reading “Reducing size of complex Visio shapes”
Oct 24, 2017 Visio by DPTPB release update notes. Long over due documentation of new NetApp FAS / AFF Disk Shelf Stencil, already released back in May :=)
New DPTPB NetApp FAS / AFF Disk Shelf Stencil has by far the most complex internal structure, hopefully in favour of much easier shape usage. Besides standard V2 design changes, there is now much more automation and dynamic features with the new disk shelf shapes.
Continue reading “Visio by DPTPB: NetApp FAS / AFF Disk Shelf Stencil (V2)”