VMware vSphere

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VMware vSphere
VMware-vSphere-7.jpg
Developer(s)VMware
Initial releaseApril 21, 2009 (2009-04-21)
Stable release
7.0[1]
/ April 2, 2020; 2 years ago (2020-04-02)
LicenseProprietary
Websitevmware.com/products/vsphere/

VMware vSphere (formerly VMware Infrastructure 4) is VMware's cloud computing virtualization platform.[2]

It includes an updated vCenter Configuration Manager, as well as vCenter Application Discovery Manager, and the ability of vMotion to move more than one virtual machine at a time from one host server to another.[citation needed]

Releases[edit]

  • On 10 February 2011 VMware released Update 1 for vSphere 4.1 to add support for RHEL 6, RHEL 5.6, SLES 11 SP1 for VMware, Ubuntu 10.10, and Solaris 10 Update 9.[3]
  • On July 12, 2011, VMware released version 5 of VMware vSphere.[4]
  • On August 27, 2012, VMware released vSphere 5.1. This extended vSphere to include VMware vSphere Storage Appliance, vSphere Data Protection, vSphere Replication and vShield Endpoint.[5]
  • In May 2014 SAP and VMware announced the availability of SAP HANA for production use on VMware vSphere 5.5.[6]
  • On February 3, 2015, VMware announced vSphere 6.0 with many new features and enhancements.[7]
  • On October 18, 2016, VMware announced vSphere 6.5 focusing on a simplified experience and improving security features.[8]
  • On April 17, 2018, VMware announced vSphere 6.7 focusing on simple and efficient management at scale, further improved security features, a universal application platform, and seamless hybrid cloud experience.[9]
  • On March 10, 2020, VMware announced vSphere 7.0.[10][11]
  • On September 15, 2020, VMware announced vSphere 7.0 Update 1.[12][13]
  • On March 9, 2021, VMware announced vSphere 7.0 Update 2.[14][15]

See also[edit]

Reference list[edit]

  1. ^ https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/7.0/rn/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-70-release-notes.html
  2. ^ "Server Virtualization with VMware vSphere | VMware India". www.vmware.com. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "VMware ESX 4.1 Update 1 Release Notes". February 10, 2011.
  4. ^ "VMware vSphere® 5 launched". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "VMware vSphere® 5.1 Helps SMBs Simplify and Protect Their IT Environments with New Business Continuity and Management Capabilities". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "SAP and VMware Announce SAP HANA® for Production Use on VMware vSphere 5.5". www.vmware.com. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  7. ^ "vSphere 6.0 finally announced!". February 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Introducing vSphere 6.5 - VMware vSphere Blog". VMware vSphere Blog. October 18, 2016. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Introducing VMware vSphere 6.7!". VMware vSphere Blog. April 17, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
  10. ^ "Introducing vSphere 7: Essential Services for the Modern Hybrid Cloud". VMware vSphere Blog. March 10, 2020.
  11. ^ https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/04/vsphere-7-new-generation-vsphere.html
  12. ^ "What's New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1". VMware vSphere Blog. September 15, 2020.
  13. ^ https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/10/announcing-general-availability-vsphere-7-update-1.html
  14. ^ "What's New, Part 2, in vSphere 7 Update 2". VMware vSphere Blog. March 9, 2021.
  15. ^ https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2021/03/announcing-vsphere-7-update-2-release.html

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