Month: August 2013


vCenter Server Appliance Limitation Improved

Current vCenter Linux  Appliance had limitation of maximum 5 Hosts and 50 VMs due to embedded database. With the release of vSphere 5.5, vCenter Server Appliance now uses a reengineered, embedded  database that can now support as many as 500 vSphere hosts or 5,000 virtual machines


VMware vSphere 5.5 Announced

This 5.5 release offers several enhancements, These enhancements include: Greater Scalability – Configurations have doubled from previous limits when it comes to physical CPUs, memory and NUMA nodes. Virtual disk files also now scale up to 64TBs. vSphere Customization for Low Latency Applications – vSphere with Operations Management can be…Continue readingVMware vSphere 5.5 Announced


Backup/Restore Distributed Switch Configuration In vSphere 5.1

VMware introduced this feature in vSphere 5.1 where it allows backup of the distributed switch Following are the observations while performing the test Observations This is only possible from web client It gives you 2 options while exporting the configuration. Only distributed switch only & Distributed Switch and all port…Continue readingBackup/Restore Distributed Switch Configuration In vSphere 5.1