VMware Finally Reverse the decision on Virtual Memory Limit

Posted on August 29th, 2012 in Announcement | No Comments »

VMware had announced to reverse the previous decision, which cap the virtual memory limit per CPU sockets license since vSphere 5.

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VMware vSphere 5 GA available to be downloaded now

Posted on August 26th, 2011 in Announcement, Virtualization | No Comments »

The new VMware vSphere 5 GA are available to be downloaded now from VMware.

You can direct access the official link here to download the necessary software for the GA.

Rumours from Blogger about new changes on vSphere 5 license change

Posted on August 2nd, 2011 in Announcement, Tips, vSphere | 1 Comment »

Since the Official launch of VMware vSphere 5, the  hottest topic been discuss in virtualization is all about the new license been implemented by VMware more than what’s new in vSphere 5. After few weeks of complain, discussion and feedback from the users or partner, there are rumours saying that vmware is now ready to revise the license with better capacity limit per CPU sockets.

Here are some of the details to share, which been discuss on the internet frequently and yet to be announced and verified with VMware.

  • VMware vSphere 5 Essentials will give a 24GB vRAM entitlement
  • VMware vSphere 5 Essentials Plus will give a 32GB vRAM entitlement
  • Max vRAM in Essentials / Essentials Plus will be maxed at 192GB vRAM
  • VMware vSphere 5 Standard vRAM entitlement has changed to 32GB
  • VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise vRAM entitlement will be doubled to 64GB
  • VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise Plus vRAM entitlement will be doubled to 96GB

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VMware vSphere 5 Web Client

Posted on July 19th, 2011 in Announcement, vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere | No Comments »

If you require to manage a different Virtual Data center with long distance and latency, now you can consider the alternative management tools beside viClient. vSphere 5 come with a new features call vSphere web client. Which allow you to perform the basic administration from the browser level.  It does not allow users to launch the virtual machine console from the web client.

Below are some of the screen shot to share

vSphere 5 Web Client

Option to select vSphere web client for vSphere 5

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Update Manager Changes on vSphere 5

Posted on July 19th, 2011 in Announcement, Virtualization, vSphere | 5 Comments »

There are major change on the up coming version of Update Manager on vSphere 5. I was quite surprise with the change which I found out during the training today. In previous version, the update manager was able to provide patch update to virtual machine and ESX host. Which allow users to patch the virtual machine for both windows and Linux easily without require to purchase additional software management tools. With the new version of update manager, this capability had removed. It will only support the patch capability for ESX host level. You will no longer enjoy the benefits to perform patch update for virtual machine with Update Manager vSphere 5.

I was quite disappointing with this changes as I had used to the patch capability on virtual machines in the previous version. I will need to clarify further with the local representative about the changes on this.

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