Le VMworld US débute avec l’annonce de VMware vSphere 5.5 et ses nouvelles fonctionnalités

  • Support for VMDK files of max. 62 TB filesize (x34)  for VMFS5 and NFS
  • No change in the pricing of vSphere editions.
  • 4 new features: AppHA*, Reliable Memory, Flash Read Cache and Big Data Extensions
  • Latency-sensitivity feature for applications like very high performance computing and stock trading apps
  • vSphere Hypervisor (free) has no physical memory limit anymore
  • Maximum RAM per host 4 TB (x2)
  • Virtual CPUs per host 4096 (x2)
  • NUMA Nodes per host 16 (x2)
  • Logical CPUs per host 320 (x2)
  • PCI hotplug support for SSD
  • VMFS heap size improvements
  • 16 GB End to end Fibre channel
  • Support for 40 Gpbs NICs
  • Enhanced IPv6 support
  • Enhancements for CPU C-states
  • Expanded vGPU support to AMD and Intel GPU’s
  • Three rendering modes are supported: automatic, hardware and software.
  • added Microsoft Windows Server 2012 guest clustering support
  • AHCI Controller Support which enables Mac OS guests to use IDE CDROM drives. AHCI is an operating mode for SATA.
  • vSphere Web Client has been improved

--> Please see the rest on Julien's Blog : http://www.julienmousqueton.fr/2013/08/27/les-nouvelles-fonctionnalites-de-vsphere-5-5/