vSphere 6.5 Update 1 released

VMware released vSphere 6.5 Update 1 enforcing the product stability and allowing customers who are on vSphere 6.0 Update 3 to upgrade to vSphere 6.5. All patches available since the release of vSphere 6.5 have been included in the Update 1. What’s new Upgrade from vCenter 6.0 U3 Upgrade and migration to vSphere 6.5 is now …

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What’s new in vSphere 6.5

Yesterday, the VMware vSphere 6.5 has been officially announced at VMWorld Europe! There a some really cool new features added in this release. Here what’s new: vCenter Server Appliance Enhanced vCenter Install, Upgrade, Patch: Streamlined user experience while deploying, upgrading and patching for vCenter Server. Support for CLI template-based vCenter …

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VMware Introduces Cross-Cloud Architecture

VMware has just announced a new Cross-Cloud Architecture. This is a new offering to help companies use hybrid-clouds with a number of major cloud service providers. There are AWS, Azure, Google and IBM Cloud listed and customers shall be able to run, manage and connect their VMs and applications withing a single pane …

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Changes in vSphere editions and costs

VMware has recently announced that the vSphere Enterprise edition will be in End of Availability (“EoA”) by the end of June 2016. With the Enterprise edition, vSphere with Operations Management Standard and vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise will be EoA too. After these dates, you will only be able to purchase these …

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My VCP6-DCV Delta Beta Exam Experience

I recently took the VCP6-DCV Delta Exam beta. I have never taken a VMware beta exam before so I wasn’t sure what to expect. Reading old posts about previous version of Beta Exam I expected lots of questions with bad grammar and horrible spelling. However I got something a bit different. …

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What’s New in Horizon 6.1

VMware has just announced the latest update to the Horizon Suite of End-User Computing: this edition brings some exciting new features to VMware Horizon. Some of the new features in this edition are: Support for vSphere 6.0 vGPU support for Virtual Desktops and Shared Applications Enhanced Support for VSAN Horizon 6.1 …

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vExpert 2015

Yesterday VMware announced the vExpert list for the year 2015. Also this year I’ve been confirmed. Third year in a row. Here the VMNT forum link with the announcement: http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2015/02/vexpert-2014-announcement-2.html Here the list of the confirmed italian vExperts: Pietro Aiolfi – vExpert 2013, 2014, 2015 – @aiolfip Mauro Balbiani – vExpert 2014, …

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vSphere 6 – Scalability

Yesterday the new VMware vSphere was annunced. New version (6.0)  increase all configuration maximums that were introduce with version 5.5. ESXi 6.0 Compared with previous versions, we have another big increase of the limits. In the following table there are some question marks since the official Configuration Maximums documents has not …

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