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VMware vSphere 5.5 Essentials

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VMware vSphere 5.5 Essentials

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters)
VMware vSphere Essentials
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Chapter 12. vSphere 6.0 Overview

This chapter covers the most recent version of the vSphere product. It is important to understand the new features that version 6.0 brings with its release. We will cover how vSphere 6.0 is going to change the software-defined data centers (SDDC), and will then proceed to take a deeper look at the technical updates that vSphere 6.0 addresses.

Following are the topics we will be discussing in this chapter:

  • Introduction to vSphere 6.0

  • Scale-up and scale-out applications

  • Virtual desktop infrastructure

  • NVIDIA GRID vGPU technology

  • Instant Clone

  • Long-distance vMotion

  • Multi-CPU Fault Tolerance

  • Content library

  • vSphere Web Client

  • vCenter Server features and architecture

  • Storage capabilities

  • vSphere Data Protection

  • VMware Integrated OpenStack

  • vCloud Air Disaster Recovery