VMworld: What’s new in vSphere 6.0?

Session INF5060

VMware’s architecture for IT: Any device, any application, one cloud

EVO SDDC is about deploying a new datacenter in less than two hours

Compute strategic imperatives: Cloud native infrastructure, hybrid cloud, virtualization leadership

vSphere 6.0 – Largest vSphere release ever

  • Shipped March 2015
  • 2x to 4x scale increase across the platform
  • Enhanced 2D/3D support with NVIDIA Grid
  • Rapid provisioning with 10x faster instance clone
  • Content library
  • More responsive web client
  • 64 hosts in a cluster
  • Long distance vMotion and cross-vCenter vMotion, SMP-FT
  • VMware integrated OpenStack
  • Extended containers support – CoreOS

Key stats:

  • 30% of customers are running 6.0
  • 100K downloads since GA

vSphere 6.0 U1

  • vCSA – easier to install and upgrade
  • Web client – VUM support
  • Faster maintenance mode -4x to 7x improvement
  • Certificate authority – CLI to UI
  • Live refresh in web client
  • VCSA performance increased by 20%
  • vSphere APIs for IO Filtering – 3rd party plug-ins

How does VMware enable containers?

  • Photon OS
  • Instant Clone
  • APIs for orchestration

VMware photon platform – future

  • Photon machine
  • Photon OS
  • Support for 100K containers or more
  • Available in 2016

Unified hybrid cloud allows best of both worlds

Cross-cloud vMotion and content sync with vCloud Air


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