::: Virtual Aleph ::: Virtualization Techniques: ESX 3.5 released

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11 December, 2007

ESX 3.5 released

Hello all,
ESX 3.5 has been released. Check out on VmWare Web site!
Ready to download:
- ESX 3.5
- Virtual Center 2.5
- New Converter
- New VCB

What you will get:

• Storage VMotion
• Swapfiles-less VMotion
• Update manager
• Server consolidation advisor
• Lockdown Mode
• Distributed Power Management (DPM)
• Guest OS disaster recovery capability
• Provisioning across datacenters objects
• Integration with VMware Consolidate Backup (VCB) and VMware Converter 4.0
• Integration with Wyse multimedia redirection engine
• Support for VMware Server 2.0
• Support for AMD Rapid Virtualization Indexing (formerly Nested Page Tables or NPT)
• Support for Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
• Support for InfiniBand network cards
• Support for 10Gbit Ethernet network cards
• Support for TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE) network cards
• Support for network load balancing algorithms
• Support for N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)
• Support for VCB over iSCSI SANs
• Support for IPv6 in virtual networking
• Support for para-virtualized Linux guest OSes
• Support for Intel I/O Acceleration Technology (IOAT)
• Support for Jumbo Frames
• Support for Open Virtual Machine Format (OVF)
• Support for SATA storage devices
• Support for 200 hosts and 2000 virtual machines
• Support for 128GB RAM per host and for 64GB RAM per virtual machine


cheers
\mf