More details about vSphere 5 appear online


Besides, Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS) for Storage, Host-based replication for Site Recovery Manager, and Network I/O control for Virtual Machines, vSphere 5 will feature:
Build on the vSphere ESXi hypervisor architecture
vSphere Auto Deploy combining host profiles, Image Builder and PXE
Unified CLI framework, allowing consistency of authentication, roles and auditing.
Support for up to 1 TB of memory
Support for 32 vCPU’s per VM
Nonhardware accelerated 3D graphics for Windows Aero support
USB 3.0 device support
UEFI virtual BIOS
Host EUFI boot support
New GUI to configure multicore vCPUs
Client-connected USB devices
Smart card reader support for VMs
Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6 (Snow Leopard) guest OS support
Support for up to 512 VMs
Support for up to 160 Logical CPUs and 2 TB or RAM
Improved SNMP support
Storage driven storage delivery based on the VMware-Aware Storage APIs
Improved version of the Cluster File System, VMFS5
Accelerator for specific use with View (VDI) workloads, providing a read cache optimized for recognizing, handling and deduplicating VDI client images.
iSCSI user interface support
Storage APIs – Array Integration: Thin Provisioning enabling reclaiming blocks of a thin provisioned LUN on the array when a virtual disk is deleted
Swap to SSD
2TB+ LUN support
Storage vMotion snapshot support
vNetwork Distributed Switch improvements providing improved visibility in VM traffic
ESXi Firewall protecting the ESXi 5.0 management interface
A browser-based, fully-extensible, platform-independent implementation of the vSphere Client based on Adobe Flex.
vCenter Server Appliance
Inventory Extensibility: providing a manager to monitor partner extensions.
vCenter Solutions Manager, providing a consistent interface to configure and monitor vCenter-integrated solutions developed by VMware and third parties.
System message logging enhancements
Revamped VMware High Availability (HA) with Fault Domain Manager
All hosts in cluster can be primary nodes
Cluster also uses shared storage as a channel for heartbeat detection

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