As already announced in my recent post I bought three Intel NUC NUC6i7KYK to setup my demo/showcase environment based on the Nutanix Community Edition which is free to use. In the following weeks I will show how I setup the environment step by step and I will document the live demos I would like to show at upcoming events. This will include the Openstack and docker integration.
It all starts with the hardware itself. The NUC skull canyon edition is pretty new and a this post in the Nutanix Community literally convinced me to build a lab with these boxes. I used the following hardware setup. Be aware that DDR4 and SSDs are not included when buying the Intel NUCs.
|Intel NUC skull canyon NUC6i7KYK||-||-||-|
|Intel Core i7-6770HQ|
|2.6 GHz (Turbo to 3.5 GHz), 14nm, 6MB L2, 45W TDP||-||-||-
|32GB (2x 16384MB) Crucial CT2K16G4SFD8213||DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM CL15 Dual Kit||-||-|
|2 x SanDisk X400 M.2 2280||512 GB SATA SSD (6Gb/s)||-||-||-|
|Intel Ethernet Connection||I219-LM GbE Adapter||-||e1000o.ko||-|