Scarica vSphere 5.0 con 140 nuove funzionalità

E’ disponibile per il download VMware vSphere 5.0 che supporta VM (virtual machine) 4 volte più potenti della versione precedente, fino a 1 TB di memoria memory e 32 virtual CPUs e un nuovo file system VMFS-5.

VMware vSphere 5 introduce anche 3 nuove caratteristiche chiave: Auto-Deploy, Profile-Driven Storage e Storage DRS.

La lista completa delle nuove features elenca 140 voci:

  1. Storage DRS
  2. Storage I/O Control for NFS
  3. VMFS-5
  4. ESXi Firewall
  5. VMFS Scalability and Performance enhancements
  6. 2TB+ pass-through RDM support
  7. vCenter inventory extensibility
  8. Storage APIs — VAAI T10 Compliancy
  9. Storage APIs — VAAI Offloads for NAS
  10. Storage APIs — VAAI Thin Provisioning
  11. Storage APIs — Storage Awareness/Discovery
  12. Storage APIs — Data Protection compatible with MN
  13. APD, Permanent APD Survivability Enablement
  14. Snapshot enhancements
  15. Storage vMotion scalability improvements
  16. iSCSI Enablement: iSCSI UI Support
  17. iSCSI Enablement: Stateless Support
  18. Multi-queue Storage IO adapters
  19. Increase NFSv3 Max Share Count to 256
  20. SATA 3.0
  21. Software FCoE initiator support
  22. Enhanced logging support
  23. Enhanced Storage metrics
  24. Profile-Driven Storage
  25. Storage vMotion support for snapshots
  26. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA)
  27. SSD Detection and Enablement
  28. vSphere Replication
  29. vSphere Data Recovery 2.0
  30. VADP enhancements
  31. vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) Enhancements
  32. vCO — Library extension and consolidation
  33. vCO — vSphere Client integration
  34. vCO — Scalability
  35. Network I/O Control (NIOC) Phase 2
  36. NIOC — User Defined Resource Pools
  37. NIOC — HBR traffic type
  38. NIOC — 802.1p tagging
  39. Network Traffic Stats for iOPS
  40. Improvement to UDP and Multicast traffic types
  41. New networking drivers for server enablement
  42. vDS support for Port mirror, LLDP and NetFlow V5
  43. vDS Manage Port Group UI enhancement
  44. Hot-Insert/Remove of Filters
  45. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  46. Storage vMotion support for Linked Clones
  47. vMotion scalability (dual-NIC & longer latency support)
  48. vNetwork API enhancements
  49. vNetwork Opaque Channel
  50. Support for 8 10GbE Physical NIC ports per host
  51. Add Host Resources MIB to SNMP offering
  52. Metro vMotion
  53. Host Profile for DRS to support Stateless ESX
  54. HA/DPM/DRS interop with agents VMs
  55. DRS enhancements for Maintenance Mode
  56. Enhanced processor support for FT
  57. vSphere 5.0 HA aka “FDM / Fault Domain Manager”
  58. vSphere HA – Heartbeat Datastores
  59. vSphere HA – Support for partitions of management network
  60. vSphere HA – Default isolation response changed
  61. vSphere HA – New Status information in UI
  62. vSphere HA – IPv6 support
  63. vSphere HA – Application Awareness API publicly available
  64. Extensions to create special icons for VMs
  65. ESX Agent Management
  66. Solution Management Plugin
  67. Next-Gen vSphere Client
  68. Host Profiles Enhancements
  69. vCenter enhancements for stateless ESXi
  70. vCenter Server Appliance
  71. vCenter: Support for FileManager and VirtualDiskManager APIs
  72. Virtual Hardware – Smartcard support for vSphere
  73. Virtual Hardware Version 8
  74. Virtual HW v8 — 1TB VM RAM
  75. Virtual HW v8 — 32-way Virtual SMP
  76. Virtual Hw v8 — Client-Connected USB Devices
  77. Virtual HW v8 — EFI Virtual BIOS
  78. Virtual HW v8 — HD Audio
  79. Virtual Hw v8 — Multi-core Virtual CPU Support UI
  80. Virtual HW v8 — New virtual E1000 NIC
  81. Virtual HW v8 — UI and other support
  82. Virtual HW v8 — USB 3.0 device support
  83. Virtual HW v8 — VMCI device enhancements
  84. Virtual HW v8 — xHCI
  85. Support SMP for Mac OS X guest OS
  86. Universal Passthrough (VMdirect path with vMotion support)
  87. Guest Management Operations (VIX API)
  88. Guest OS Support — Mac OS X Server
  89. VM Serial Port to Host Serial Port Redirection (Serial Port Pass-Through)
  90. Passthrough/SR-IOV
  91. VMware Tools Portability
  92. VMRC Concurrent Connections enhancements
  93. Scalability: 512 VMs per host
  94. ESXCLI enhancements
  95. Support SAN and hw-iSCSI boot
  96. Hardware — Interlagos Processor Enablement
  97. Hardware — SandyBridge-DT Processor Enablement
  98. Hardware — SandyBridge-EN Processor Enablement
  99. Hardware — SandyBridge-EP Processor Enablement
  100. Hardware — Valencia Processor Enablement
  101. Hardware — Westmere-EX Processor Enablement
  102. Platform — CIM Enhancements
  103. Platform — ESX i18n support
  104. Host Power Management Enhancements
  105. Improved CPU scheduler
  106. Improved scalability of CPU (NUMA) scheduler
  107. Memory scheduler improvements to support 32-way VCPU’s
  108. Swap to host cache
  109. API enhancements to configure VM boot order
  110. VMX swap
  111. Support for ESXi On Apple XServe
  112. Redirect DCUI to host serial port for remote monitoring and management
  113. UEFI BIOS Boot for ESXi hosts
  114. Scalability — 160 CPU Threads (logical PCPUs) per host
  115. Scalability — 2 TB RAM per host
  116. Scalability — 2048 VCPUs per host
  117. Scalability — 2048 virtual disks per host
  118. Scalability — 2048 VMs per VMFS volume
  119. Scalability — 512 VMs per host
  120. Stateless — Host Profile Engine and Host Profile Completeness
  121. Stateless — Image Builder
  122. Stateless — Auto Deploy
  123. Stateless — Networking Host Profile Plugin
  124. Stateless — VIB Packaging Enhancement
  125. Stateless — VMkernel network core dump
  126. Host profiles enhancements for storage configuration
  127. Enhanced driver support for ESXi
  128. Intel TXT Support
  129. Memsched policy enhancements w.r.t. Java balloon
  130. Native Driver Autoload support
  131. Root password entry screen in interactive installer
  132. vCenter Dump Collector
  133. vCenter Syslog Collector
  134. VMware Update Manager (VUM) enhancements
  135. VUM — Virtual Appliance enhancements
  136. VUM — vApp Support
  137. VUM — Depot management enhancements
  138. vCLI enhancements
  139. PowerCLI enhancements
  140. VProbes — ESX Platform Observability
Viene anche aggiornato il sistema di licenze di vSphere che si basa sulla vRAM e non più sul numero dei processori:
vSphere Edition vRAM
vSphere Enterprise+ 96 GB
vSphere Enterprise 64 GB
vSphere Standard 32 GB
vSphere Essentials+ 32 GB
vSphere Essentials 32 GB
Free vSphere Hypervisor 32 GB **
vSphere Desktop Unlimited

** limite per ram fisica per singolo server 

Giovanni Perteghella (98 Posts)

Giovanni Perteghella è un'istruttore certificato Cisco CCSI#32156, Cisco CCAI, VMware VCI e VMware vITA. Attualmente vive in Italia, tiene corsi e attività di consulenza in Europa e USA. Le aree primaria di interesse sono il Voice, Datacenter oltre al Routing&Switching e Wireless. Ama il mondo Apple da quando possiede il suo primo Apple ][ a 48KB


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