Category: VMworld 2016

VMworld 2016: vCenter Performance

Session: INF8108 Teaser: 5.5 to 6.0 is 300% faster for vCenter operations From 6.0 to 6.5(?) is another 100% higher. HTML5 vs. Flex client: Shows a chart with dramatically faster HtML5 performance over Flash client. VCSA vs. windows - When you have a datacenter with heavy load the VCSA far...

VMworld 2016: What’s new with vSphere

Session: INF8375 What happened since VMworld 2015? End of availability of C# client in next major release HTML5 web client fling 6.0 U2 - Q1 2016 Pricing and packaging changes - No more vSphere "enterprise" edition, or vSOM standard and enterprise. End of sale of vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 (August...

VMworld 2016: VM and App Protection

Session: INF8939 4 Step Program for Success Define - Gather requirements - RPO/RTO Research and design - look at various technologies Acquire and implement - Document Test and operate - Continuous testing, continuous research Disaster recovery and business continuity DR is recovery of data BC is the full business process...

VMworld 2016: Extreme Performance: DRS

Session INF8959 300,000 vCenter deployments, 94% with DRS enabled Quick Facts Faster power on for large clusters: 6.5 is 3x faster than 5.5 and 6.0. 5x lower CPU utilization in 6.5 than previous versions 6.5 has better VM placements DRS ensures resource availability - DRS does this in two ways...

VMworld 2016: vSphere Encryption Deep Dive

External Threats Nation states, profit motive, highly skilled, social engineering Internal Threats Snowden. Admins who abuse privileges Physical access to data VMware's Vision for security - Secure Access, Secure Infrastructure, Secure Data VM Encryption Preview Encryption managed via storage policies - Encryption done in ESXi kernel, uses AES-NI, and uses...

VMworld 2016: What’s new in PowerCLI

Session INF8092 Note: If you missed it, Microsoft open sourced PowerShell and will release it for MacOS and Linux. VMware will release PowerCLI modules for Linux and MacOS, so you can run the same scripts on all three platforms. PowerCLI Technical Preview No more snap-ins - Much more simple to...

VMworld 2016: What’s new in Horizon 7

Session EUC8404 Innovations in Horizon 7: Makes Desktop and App management easy Just-in-time desktops - VM fork technology. Drive down storage costs by 30%. Deliver apps instantly. Streamline OpEX by 50%. No more lengthy recompose operations. Faster provisioning, better performance, simplified desktop administration. Significantly lower load on vCenter (1/14th). No...

VMworld 2016: Architecture Future of Network Virtualization

Session: NET8193R. Bruce Davie, CTO Networking Software developers need to be treated as a first class customer. The developer is king. Network virtualization is the bridge to the future. Network architecture today: Data plane, control plane, management plane, cloud consumption. Distributed data plane, centralized control. Management Plane Availability Developers need...

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