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Reading Time: 4 minutes Objective 1.1 – Install and Configure vCenter Server See also this similar post: Objective 1.1 – Install and Configure vCenter Server and Objective 1.1 — Install and Configure vCenter Server. Identify available vCenter Server editions (new in vSphere 5.x) As in vSphere 4.x, the vCenter Server 5 editions are: vCenter Server Foundation: same limits of 4.x (max 3 hosts, no Orchestrator, no Linked mode) vCenter Server Essential: basically a Foundation edition to be used in the Essential and Essential+ bundles vCenter Server Standard: the full edition (with some limits only in the appliance version) For […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 version of vCenter). In this page let’s talk about the pros, cons and limits of the vSphere Web Client.

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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.

Reading Time: < 1 minute With this first post, I will start a collection of link and notes about the VCP5 exam prep. I will use the official blueprint (the actual version is 1.2, and is still related to the beta exam, but probably it will remain the same). Let’s start from the part that is not included in the blueprint (something is in objective 1.5): the VMware products and solutions overview and some concepts about cloud computing. Section 0 – VMware Vision (not included in the blueprint, but required) Objective 0.1 – VMware Products VMware vSphere VMware View VMware vCloud Director VMware SRM […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute At a live event today, VMware CEO Paul Maritz unveiled VMware vSphere® 5 and a comprehensive suite of cloud infrastructure technologies built to help customers transform IT to drive greater efficiency of existing investments and improve operational agility. See the official announce: http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-cloud-infrastructure-071211.html

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