vSphere 6.0 Update 2 – What’s New


#vSphere 6.0 Update 2 – What’s New

vSphere 6.0 Update 2 – What’s New

VMware just recently released Update 2 for vSphere 6.0. Update 2 is full of new features and bug fixes for both ESXi and vCenter Server. For a complete list of features and bug fixes make sure to review the release notes for ESXi and vCenter Server. There are few features that stood out to me in this update. The Embedded Host Client is now integrated into ESXi and fully supported as of Update 2. VSAN 6.2 is feature rich with everything but the kitchen sink in this release. Two factor authentication support for the vSphere Web Client is now available in the PSC UI. Here’s a breakdown of what’s new in vSphere 6.0 Update 2.?


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Our breaking news event replays are now…


View VMware’s launch of VSAN 6.2, Workspace ONE and more here:

Our breaking news event replays are now…

For those of you who missed our live breaking news events this week, fear not, on-demand replays are now available for both US events. Don’t miss the launches of VSAN 6.2, Workspace ONE, vRealize Suite 7 and more!


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How is Your “Shopping Experience” Related to…


How is Your “Shopping Experience” Related to Docker?

How is Your “Shopping Experience” Related to…

I have recently wrote a couple of articles that are Cloud Native Applications for Dummies and DevOps for Dummies . What I have failed to do however is to tie them together into a cohesive non-engineering story to explain why these things do matter.


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VMware Virtual SAN and VMware NSX Compatibility


VMware Virtual SAN and VMware NSX Compatibility

VMware Virtual SAN and VMware NSX Compatibility

Virtual SAN and VMware NSX have been a topic of discussion in many of the customer meetings I participated in 2015 and already in 2016. Questions and concerns about compatibility and interoperability have been at the forefront of all of those discussions. I have noticed that there is a bit of confusion and misunderstanding with customers and also within the community in social media.


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Virtual SAN Delivers Enterprise Level…


Virtual SAN Delivers Enterprise Level Availability (via Virtual Blocks)

Virtual SAN Delivers Enterprise Level…

One of the slides we showcased during the VMware Virtual SAN 6.1 Launch that got a lot of attention was the fact that VSAN delivers 6x9s enterprise level availability. A lot of eyebrows in the audience were going up wondering how we came to the conclusion that VSAN delivers 6-9s availability level (or less than 32 seconds of downtime a year).


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VMware EVO SDDC e TUI Group (cliente Early…


VMware EVO SDDC e TUI Group (cliente Early Field Trial)

VMware EVO SDDC e TUI Group (cliente Early…

TUI Group condivide le proprie idee sulla standardizzazione dell’infrastruttura aziendale di nuova generazione su EVO SDDC


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Microsoft Nano Server, VMware VSAN and others…


Microsoft Nano Server, @VMware VSAN and others stand out in 2015

Microsoft Nano Server, VMware VSAN and others…

From updates at VMworld 2015 to the announcement of Microsoft’s Nano Server, 2015 has proven to be an exciting year for both container-based and traditional VM virtualization.


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SDI Summit: Changes in Storage Favor HCI


.@VMware perspective on software-defined data center solutions at SDI Summit

SDI Summit: Changes in Storage Favor HCI

VMware’s Charles Fan revealed surprising data on the transformation of the storage market at the recent SDI Summit.


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VSAN 6.1 boasts new features, promises greater…


VSAN 6.1 boasts new features, promises greater end-user security (via @anthony_poh)

VSAN 6.1 boasts new features, promises greater…

Looking to the past to plan for the future: how VSAN 6.0 and VSAN 6.1 updates improve upon VMware’s Virtual SAN model to increase shared storage capability.


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VSAN enabling Sky to be fast / responsive / agile…


VSAN enabling Sky to be fast / responsive / agile… @vmwarevsan

VSAN enabling Sky to be fast / responsive / agile…

Over the last couple of months I’ve been talking to a lot of VSAN customers. A while ago I had a very interesting use case with a deployment on an Oil Platform . This time it is a more traditional deployment: I had the pleasure of talking to James Cruickshank who works for Sky. Sky is Europe’s leading entertainment company, serving 21 million customers across five countries: Italy, Germany, Austria, the UK and Ireland.


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