Sunday, July 24, 2011

New vSphere 5

Last week VMware has announced the new release of its new Cloud platform: vSphere 5.

There are a lot of new enhancements and features; as you would expect all of them are intent to improve performance, availability, scalability, automation, etc..

Some other productions will got a new release too: vShield 5, Site Recovery Manager 5, vCloud Director 5.

Specifically about the vSphere 5 suite, you now can have VMs with 1TB of RAM and up to 32 vCPUs. There are new features as Storage DRS, to help you load balance the utilization of your storage, Virtual Center itself could be deployed as a Virtual Appliance running Linux, a new license model, etc…

Well, there is hundreds of news, so why don’t you take a look at this document for a comprehensive list ?!!?

vSphere 5 will just be available at 3Q of 2011 and until there, there’ll be a lot to study.

Start learning it here.

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