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With the new version of VMware vSphere there are some small and big changes: some products and features were removed, but also some new features were addes (for the 140 new features of vSphere 5 see: vSphere 5.0 Features and Duncan’s 50 out of 140 vSphere 5 Features Challenge).

Who is out:

Who is in (for a complete list see previous links):

  • vCenter Server for Linux: distribuited as a virtual appliance (vCenter Server Virtual Appliance)
  • the Web Client is a possible multiplatform replace (in several tasks) for the vSphere client (still only for Windows platform)
  • AutoDeploy
  • Central collector for hosts log and core dump
  • Storage DRS and Storage Profiles

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