VMworld 2012 Recap

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Dec 11, 2013 (3 years and 7 days ago)

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VMworld 2012 Recap

Introduction

Christopher Kusek


cxi@pkguild.com

Blog: pkguild.com @cxi Twitter

Agenda

What was announced

Some things you should know…

What was mentioned A LOT

Q/A


Open Discussion

What was announced

vSphere 5.1


Over 100 new features


And…


vSphere 5.1

Support for 64
vCPUs

with 1TB of Memory


vSphere 5.1

Zero Downtime Upgrade for VMware Tools*


vSphere 5.1

Enhanced vMotion without shared storage*


Transported over network using vMotion
vmkernel


Hosts
must be managed by same vCenter Server


Hosts
must be part of same
Datacenter


Hosts
must be on the same layer
-
2 network (and same switch if VDS is used)


Hosts
must have the same CPU or have the same EVC baseline (like for the vMotion
across clusters
)


Enhanced vMotion is a manual process


DRS and SDRS do not leverage enhanced vMotion




vSphere 5.1

All new vSphere Web Client


All New Bundle Pricing!



vCloud Upgrade Promotion!

Available
from September 10, 2012, through
11:59PM PT on December 15, 2012


What you should know

Top 10 Sessions at VMworld


VMware
vSphere HA Recommendations to Maximize Virtual Machine
Uptime


VMware
vSphere Distributed Switch

Technical Deep
Dive


vSphere
5 Storage Best
Practices


Architecting
a Cloud Infrastructure


vSphere
Performance Best Practices


DRS
: Advanced Concepts, Best Practices and Future
Directions


VMware
vSphere Cluster Resource Pools Best
Practices


Tracking
Down Storage Performance Issues: A Customer’s Perspective


What's
New and What's Next for VMware View


Avoiding
the 19 Biggest HA & DRS Configuration Mistakes
-

2012
Edition

VMUG Advantage now with…

VMUG Advantage includes access to all
VMworld Session content and labs!*



*Until
Dec 31
2012



Everything is all about the SDDC

The Software Defined Data Center


Announcing the
vCAT

3.0!!!




New API Extensions vCloud Director 5.1

Horizon is ON the Horizon!

Horizon is ON the Horizon!

Running AWS workloads on
vCD

Using jClouds.org and Cinderella.io

vBlob

VM storage

Cinderella

EC2 to vCloud

Credential

Mapping Table

vCloud API

S3 API

EC2 API

What was mentioned a LOT

Nicira

and SW
-
Defined Network Virtualization

VXLAN has gone GA!!!!

Dynamic Ops and the Cloud Automation Suite

vCenter Operations (
vCOPS
)

Storage Preview and Yellow Bricks

*Cloud was almost not mentioned at all!*

Wrap
-
Up


Questions?


Contact:

christopher.kusek@pkguild.com

@cxi on Twitter

LinkedIn, Facebook,
etc