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General Availability of VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1

Several days ago VMware spends vSphere 6.5 the Update 1. This is the first major update since 8 month and includes many fixes which were found in this time.

vCenter Server, the vSphere Client and vSAN got some exciting enhancements and capabilities. The upgrade from 6.0 U3 to 6.5 U1 is now possible. This release is the last supporting release for third party vSwitches.

Find out what and how to install the update in this article.

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ESXi host performance vs. power consumption

In my last training Fabian Lenz and I discuss pro and con of  power management in ESXi.

We thought DPM is mostly used in VDI-environments. In those environments the savings would be the best, because the virtual desktops didn’t work at night and many of the ESXi hosts could be powered off. But DPM ist not the only thing which affects the power consumption. ESXi could use ACPI C- and P-States from the CPU to control the power of the physical cores. Fabian experiements with a bigger VDI environment and gets interessting informations with activated DPM (watch his blog).

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