Objective 3.3 – Create and Configure VMFS and NFS Datastores See also those similar posts: Objective 3.3 – Create and Configure VMFS and NFS Datastores and Objective 3.3 – Create and Configure VMFS and NFS Datastores. Identify VMFS and NFS Datastore properties (similar as vSphere 4.x) See the vSphere Storage Guide (page 21). NFS as quite [...]
The vCenter Server availability could be necessary in most cases and critical for large environment (or where a lot of services depends on it). For a list of the solutions to increase the availability for vCenter Server see:: http://vinfrastructure.it/en/vdesign/vcenter-server-solutions-to-increase-the-availability/
From the version VI 3.x the vCenter Server can be deployed or on a physical server or on a virtual machine (both solutions are supported by VMware). In this page pros and cons are analyzed.
Introduced during the official announce of vSphere 5, this news in the vSphere licensing (expecially for the hosts) has been changed (the first rumor of this was mentioned here by Gabrie van Zanten). Not in the priciple (the vRAM is still the allocated vRAM of powered on VM, not the consumed vRAM) but in his [...]
With vSphere 5 now there are two diffent clients GUI oriented to manage vSphere: the traditional vSphere Client (to be installed on a Windows OS) the new client web-oriented: vSphere Web Client. To work correctly this client require a server part (that is already included in the vCSA and must be installed in the Windows [...]
With vSphere 5 there is a new version of vCenter Server: VMware vCenter Server Virtual Appliance. In this page we will see pros and cons of the VA compared to the installable version.