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What’s New in vSphere 4.0: Technical Overview. There are Three Building Blocks for the Private Cloud. Mobility. SLA-Driven Management. Private Cloud. Management. Management. Federation & Standards. App Loads. App Loads. App Loads. App Loads. App Loads. Cloud OS. Cloud OS.

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there are three building blocks for the private cloud
There are Three Building Blocks for the Private Cloud

Mobility

SLA-Driven Management

Private Cloud

Management

Management

Federation & Standards

App

Loads

App

Loads

App

Loads

App

Loads

App

Loads

Cloud OS

Cloud OS

‘Software Mainframe’

Internal Clouds

ExternalClouds

1

2

3

vmware vsphere the industry s first cloud operating system

Application Services

Infrastructure Services

VMware vSphere™ – The Industry’s First Cloud Operating System
  • Dynamic Resource Sizing
  • Firewall
  • Anti-virus
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Clustering
  • Data Protection

Security

Scalability

Availability

vSphere 4.0

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

  • Network Management
  • Hardware Assist
  • Enhanced Live Migration Compatibility
  • StorageManagement & Replication
  • Storage Virtual Appliances
infrastructure services deliver capex and opex savings
Infrastructure Services Deliver CapEx and OpEx Savings

Highest consolidation ratios in the industry

Most efficient use of hardware resources

Low operational overhead

speeds feeds optimization for highest consolidation ratios

8-way vSMP and 255 GB of RAM per VM

  • 64 cores and 1 TB physical RAM
  • Hardware Scale Up
  • Lowest CPU overhead
  • Hardware Assist
  • Purpose Built Scheduler
  • Hardware Assist
  • Page Sharing
  • Ballooning
  • Maximum memory efficiency
  • Wirespeed network access
  • VMXNET3
  • VMDirectPath I/O
  • Greater than 200k iops per secondLower than 200 microsecond latency
  • Storage stack optimization
  • VMDirectPath I/O
“Speeds & Feeds” Optimization for Highest Consolidation Ratios

Virtual Machines

  • VM Scale Up
  • Virtual hardware scale out

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

ESX

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

CPU

Memory

Networking

Storage

Current

NEW

scheduled task to change resource settings
Scheduled Task to Change Resource Settings

Home > Management > Scheduled Tasks > Add

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

To accommodate business priorities that change over time, schedule tasks to change resource settings.

green it with vmware vsphere power optimization features
Green IT with VMware vSphere™ Power Optimization features
  • DPM consolidates workloads onto fewer servers when the cluster needs fewer resources
    • Places unneeded servers in standby mode
    • Brings servers back online as workload needs increase
  • ESX supports Intel Speed Step/AMD Power now for individual host power optimization
  • Minimizes power consumption while guaranteeing service levels
  • No disruption or downtime to virtual machines

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

VMware vSphere™

DPM brings servers back online when load increases

DPM powers off server when requirements are lower

new resource distribution charts
New Resource Distribution Charts

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

new drs management pages
New DRS Management Pages

Recommendations page

Refresh recommendations

Edit cluster properties

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

Faults page

Apply a subset of recommendations

Apply all selected recommendations

Faults view displays issues that prevented DRS from providing or applying recommendations.

Customize the display

History tab

Actions taken based on recommendations

10

vstorage thin provisioning
vStorage Thin Provisioning
  • Virtual machine disks consume only the amount of physical space in use
    • Virtual machine sees full logical disk size at all times
    • Full reporting and alerting on allocation and consumption
  • Significantly improve storage utilization
  • Eliminate need to over-provision virtual disks
  • Reduce storage costs by up to 50%

ESX

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

Thin

Thin

Thick

40GB

20GB

100GB

Virtual Disks

20GB

20GB

40GB

100GB

Datastore

60GB

20GB

thin disk provisioning operations
Thin Disk Provisioning Operations
  • A thin-disk option is available when you:
  • Create a virtual machine
  • Clone to a template
  • Clone a virtual machine
  • Migrate virtual machine storage (Storage VMotion)

Create New Virtual Machine Wizard

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

Clone and Migrate Virtual Machine Wizards

efficient storage abstraction with vmfs
Efficient Storage Abstraction with VMFS
  • Hot Virtual Disk Extend
  • Expand virtual disks online
  • Respond quickly to growing requirements without downtime
  • VMFS Volume Grow
  • Expand VMFS Volume on the same LUN it was created
  • Facilitate adding more virtual machines to an existing volume
  • Facilitate data growth for the virtual machines
  • Increase flexibility to simplify capacity planning

ESX

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

Extend 8G of virtual disk

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

Add new virtual disk

Extend 10G of virtual disk

Virtual Disks

20GB

20GB

No change to datastore

VMFS Volume Grow to grow the datastore

Datastore

40GB

VMFS Volume Grow to grow the datastore

100GB

LUN

vnetwork distributed switch
vNetwork Distributed Switch
  • Aggregated datacenter level virtual networking
  • Simplified setup and change
  • Easy troubleshooting, monitoring and debugging
  • Enables transparent third party management of virtual environments

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

vSwitch

vSwitch

vSwitch

vNetwork Distributed Switch

VMware vSphere™

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

moving from standard vswitch to dvswitch
Moving from Standard vSwitch to DVSwitch
  • DVS Upgrade Steps
  • Create DVS
  • Break existing NIC team
  • Associate half of NICs with new DVS
  • Move VMs from LS to DVS
  • Associate remaining NICs with DVS
  • Repeat steps (2)..(4) for remaining hosts

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

DVS

vswitch

vswitch

ESX Host 1

ESX Host 2

Existing standard virtual switch

vswitch

During steps 3 and 4, network bandwidth available to VMs (and redundancy) limited by 50%

Physical NICs cannot be shared by Standard vSwitch and DVS

DVS

Distributed Virtual Switch

Physical NICs

cisco nexus 1000v architecture overview

Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM)

Cisco Nexus 1000v Architecture Overview

Cisco Nexus 1000V Enables

  • Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM)

SERVER 1

SERVER 2

SERVER 3

VM

#1

VM

#2

VM

#3

VM

#4

VM

#5

VM

#6

VM

#7

VM

#8

VM

#9

VM

#10

VM

#11

VM

#12

VMware ESX

VMware ESX

VMware ESX

VMware vSwitch

VMware vSwitch

VMware vSwitch

Nexus 1000V vDS

VEM

VEM

VEM

  • Virtual or Physical appliance running Cisco OS (supports HA)
  • Performs management, monitoring, and configuration
  • Tight integration w/ VMware Virtual Center
  • Policy-based VM Connectivity
  • Mobility of Network & Security Properties
  • Non-Disruptive Operational Model
  • Enables advanced networking capability on the hypervisor
  • Provides each VM with dedicated “switch port”
  • Collection of VEMs = 1 DVS

vStorage

vNetwork

vCompute

Nexus 1000V

VSM

vCenter Server

vmw vswitch the cisco nexus 1000v
VMW vSwitch & the Cisco Nexus 1000V

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

vmw vswitch the cisco nexus 1000v1
VMW vSwitch & the Cisco Nexus 1000V

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

vmw vswitch the cisco nexus 1000v2
VMW vSwitch & the Cisco Nexus 1000V

vCompute

vStorage

vNetwork

* Experimental Support

** Network Syslog information is compiled and exported with other, non-network related, vCenter events.

vmware solutions maximize uptime
VMware Solutions Maximize Uptime

Site Recovery Manager

Planned Downtime

Unplanned Downtime

Virtual Machines

VM Failure Monitoring

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

Availability

Security

Scalability

ESX

Server

VMotion

HA

Storage

Storage vMotion

VCB

Interconnect

Network Redundancy

NIC & HBA Teaming

enhanced vmotion compatibility evc
Enhanced VMotion Compatibility (EVC)

CPU Baseline Feature Set

Availability

Security

Scalability

CPUID

CPUID

CPUID

CPUID

X…

X…

X…

EVC Cluster

EVC prevents migrations with VMotion from failing due to incompatible CPUs.

K…

storage vmotion in vsphere 4
Storage VMotion in vSphere 4
  • Enhancements
    • Can administer via vSphere Client
    • Supports NFS, Fibre Channel, and iSCSI
    • No longer requires 2 x memory
    • Supports moving VMDKs from thick to thin formats
    • Can migrate RDMs to RDMs and RDMs to VMDKs (non-passthrough)
    • Leverages new vSphere 4 features to speed migration
  • Limitations
    • Virtual machine cannot include snapshots
    • VM must be powered off to simultaneously migrate both host and datastore

Availability

Security

Scalability

new ha cluster settings
New HA Cluster Settings

Ability to suspend host monitoring

Availability

Security

Scalability

Choice of three admission control strategies

vm monitoring
VM Monitoring

Enable automatic restart due to failure of guest operating system

Availability

Security

Scalability

Determine how quickly failures are detected

Set monitoring sensitivity for individual virtual machines

vmware fault tolerance
VMware Fault Tolerance
  • Single identical VMs running in lockstep on separate hosts
  • Zero downtime, zero data loss failover for all virtual machines in case of hardware failures
  • Zero downtime, zero data loss
  • No complex clustering or specialized hardware required
  • Single common mechanism for all applications and OS-es

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

Availability

Security

Scalability

VMware vSphere™

X

enable fault tolerance with a single click
Enable Fault Tolerance with a Single Click

Primary Virtual Machine > Summary Tab

Availability

Security

Scalability

After you turn on Fault Tolerance, the Status tab on the primary virtual machine shows Fault Tolerance information.

vmware data recovery
VMware Data Recovery
  • VMware’s Backup/Recovery Solution based on APIs for Data Protection
    • Agentless disk-based backup and recovery
    • De-duplication and incremental backups to save disk space

Availability

Security

Scalability

vmware vmsafe
VMware VMsafe
  • API that enables protection of VMs by inspection of virtual components in conjunction with hypervisor
  • Isolation of protection engine from malware
  • Broad ranging coverage of virtual machine CPU, memory, storage and network

Availability

Security

Scalability

Application

Operating System

Protection Engine

VMware vSphere™

vmware vshield zones
VMware vShield Zones
  • Self-learning, self-configuring firewall Service
  • VMotion and network-configuration aware trust zones
  • Dynamic firewall policy using application protocol awareness
  • Dynamic security capacity using infrastructure vServices
  • Security policies auto-adapt to network reconfiguration or upgrades

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

APP

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

Availability

Security

Scalability

VMware vSphere™

vmware vshield zones architecture
VMware vShield Zones Architecture

VMware ESX

VMware ESX

VMware ESX

  • vShield Host Gateway
    • Virtual Network Monitoring
    • Virtual Network Firewall
    • Transparently Managed
  • vShield Manager
    • Centralized Monitoring
    • Centralized Policy Assignment
    • Web-based interface

Availability

Security

Scalability

VMwarevCenter

vShield

vShield

VMwarevShieldManager

vShield

scale up applications for assured qos
Scale Up Applications for Assured QoS
  • Scalable virtual machines
  • Hot add of
    • CPU
    • Memory
  • Hot add and remove
    • Storage devices
    • Network devices
  • Hot Extend virtual disks
  • Zero downtime scale out of virtual machines

APP

OS

Availability

Security

Scalability

255 GB

8 CPUs

hot add for memory and cpu
Hot Add for Memory and CPU

Virtual Machine > Edit Settings > Options Tab > Memory/CPU Hotplug

Availability

Security

Scalability

You must enable Memory and CPU Hot Add so that the options are available on the Hardware tab.

hot adding and removing pci devices
Hot Adding and Removing PCI Devices

Virtual Machine > Edit Settings > Hardware Tab > Add

  • You can hot-add/remove:
    • Network cards
    • SCSI adapters
    • Sound cards
    • SCSI disks and CDROMs
    • USB EHCI controller
    • VMCI
    • PCI passthrough devices

Availability

Security

Scalability

hot extending vmdks
Hot Extending VMDKs

Virtual Machine > Edit Settings > Hardware Tab

Availability

Security

Scalability

automation

Lab Manager

AppSpeed

Simplified

Application Management

Infrastructure Management

Responsive

Resilient

Chargeback

CapacityIQ

Site Recovery

Manager

ConfigControl

Orchestrator

Automation

vCenter

Lifecycle

Manager

vcenter server linked mode overview
vCenter Server Linked Mode Overview
  • Standard vSphere Client can access inventory across multiple vCenters
  • View and search across combined inventory of a group of vCenter Servers
  • Shared roles and license configurations
basic workflow to implement host profiles
Basic Workflow to Implement Host Profiles

2

  • Host Profile
    • Memory Reservation
    • Storage
    • Networking
    • Date and Time
    • Firewall
    • Security
    • Services
    • Users and User Groups
    • Security

4

3

5

Cluster

ReferenceHost

1

working with host profiles
Working with Host Profiles

After you create the profile, attach it to hosts/clusters so that you can check compliance and apply it to hosts not in compliance.

vapp overview
vApp Overview
  • vApps are multi-tier application services that you can manage as a single inventory item.
    • Provides for single-step management
    • Eliminates complex setupand configuration

vApp

App Server

App Server

Database

Resource Pool

VM

VM

VM

Distributed Virtualization Layer

OVF Descriptor

new storage views tab adds insight into storage infrastructure
New Storage Views Tab Adds Insight into Storage Infrastructure

The new Storage Views tab provides greater insight into capacity utilization and storage connectivity.

enhanced views for storage devices
Enhanced Views for Storage Devices

Host Configuration > Storage > Devices

Right-click to rename

Unique LUN identifier is persistent across reboots.

hardware platforms
Hardware Platforms

Aberdeen LLC

Ace Computers

Acer

ACMA Computers

Action

AMAX Information Technologies

Anders & Rodewyk

Aquarius

ASEM SPA

ASUSTeK Computer

BGM

bluechip Computer AG

Bull

CIARA - VXTECH

Cisco

Coastline Micro Inc

Colfax International

Columbus Micro Systems Inc.

COM 1 EDV-System GmbH

Compusys

COMPUTER HAUG GmbH

Cyclone

Dam SistemiS.r.I

Dawning Information Industry Co. Ltd.

DELL

Delphin Data EDV Dienstleisungs GmbH

Radi Sys

Real.Com-94 Bt.

Rombus International GmbH

SaiInfoSystem (India) Ltd.

Samsung

Seneca Data

SGI

Silicon Mechanics

Silicon Systems

SNC

Sonex Technologies

Stratus

Sun Microsystems Inc

Supermicro Computer Inc

SVET Computers

TAROX Systems & Services GmbH

Thomas-Krenn.AG

Transtec

Unisys

USA Computers

Vahal

Verari

Viglen Limited

VIST SPB

WinFirst

Wipro

Wortmann AG

XENON Systems Pty LTD

Yang Ming International Corp.

ZT Group

1284 Servers

Kraftwav

Leadman

Lenovo

Leo Computer

Linear Systems

Maxdata GmbH

MDS Micro

MITSUBISHI

MPC

Nanobay

NEC SAS

Neogenesvs S.A. de C.V.

Netinlink

NETWEB TECHNOLOGIES

Nor-Tech

NTT

Ockam

Open Storage Solutions

OPTIMUS SA

PC Factory SA

Plat’Home

Pogo Linux

PROconsultData A/S

Quanta Computer

R-Style

Rackable Systems

Digital Henge

E4 Computer Engineering S.p.A.

Electro Sales Corporation

Equus Computer Systems

Evesham Technologies

ExuS-Data GmbH

FORMAT Sp.

Fujitsu

Fujitsu Siemens Computers

GEMM InformaticaSrI

Giga-byte Technology

Gigabyte SRL

HCL

HELiOS BUSINESS COMPITER

Hitachi

HP

IBM

ICO

Inbox

INFORMATICA EL CORTE INGLES

Insite Technology Ltd

Inspur

Intel

INVESTRONICA

Ipex ITG

Itautec

J&N Computer Services

Kontron

These features are representative of feature areas under development.  Feature commitments must not be included in contracts, purchase orders, or sales agreements of any kind.  Technical feasibility and market demand will affect final delivery.

operating systems 481
Operating Systems – 481

Windows 7

Windows Preinstallation Environment 2.0, 2.1

Windows Server 2008

Windows Vista

Windows Server 2003

Windows XP

Windows 2000

Windows NT 4.0

Windows 98

Windows 95

Windows 3.1x

MS DOS 6.22

Asianux Server 3.0

CentOS

Debian

IBM OS/2

Oracle Enterprise Linux

Open Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SCO UnixWare 7

SCO OpenServer 5.0

SUSE Linux

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Ubuntu

UnixWare

FreeBSD

Novell NetWare

Novell SELS

Solaris Operating System for x86

These features are representative of feature areas under development.  Feature commitments must not be included in contracts, purchase orders, or sales agreements of any kind.  Technical feasibility and market demand will affect final delivery.

vsphere 4 editions essentials packaging
vSphere 4 Editions: Essentials Packaging
  • All inclusive packages:
    • Licenses for 3 physical servers (up to 2 processors each)
    • License for central management server

x 6 CPUS

Data Recovery

x 6 CPUS

High Availability

6 CPUS x

Update Manager

x 6 CPUS

Update Manager

6 CPUS x

x 6 CPUS

VC Agent

VC Agent

6 CPUS x

4-way vSMP

4-way vSMP

x 6 CPUS

VMware ESXi OR

VMware ESX

VMware ESXi OR

VMware ESX

6 CPUS x

x 6 CPUS

vCenter Server for Essentials

(up to 3 servers)

vCenter Server for Essentials

(up to 3 servers)

1 x

x 1

ESSENTIALS

ESSENTIALS PLUS

vCenter Server

for Essentials

vsphere 4 editions core platform
vSphere 4 Editions: Core Platform

Host Profiles

Distributed Switch

DRS / DPM

DRS / DPM

Storage VMotion

Storage VMotion

vShield Zones

vShield Zones

vShield Zones

Data Recovery

Data Recovery

Data Recovery

Fault Tolerance

Fault Tolerance

Fault Tolerance

Hot Add

Hot Add

Hot Add

VMotion™

VMotion™

VMotion™

Thin Provisioning

Thin Provisioning

Thin Provisioning

Thin Provisioning

High Availability

High Availability

High Availability

High Availability

Update Manager

Update Manager

Update Manager

Update Manager

VCB / vStorage APIs

VCB / vStorage APIs

VCB / vStorage APIs

VCB / vStorage APIs

VC Agent

VC Agent

VC Agent

VC Agent

4-way vSMP

8-way vSMP

4-way vSMP

4-way vSMP

VMware ESXi OR

VMware ESX

VMware ESXi OR

VMware ESX

VMware ESXi OR

VMware ESX

VMware ESXi OR

VMware ESX

6 Physical Cores / CPU

256 GB Physical Memory

12 Physical Cores / CPU

No License Memory Limit

12 Physical Cores / CPU

256 GB Physical Memory

6 Physical Cores / CPU

256 GB Physical Memory

ENTERPRISE PLUS

STANDARD

ADVANCED

ENTERPRISE

resources and next steps
Resources and Next Steps :
  • VMware vSphere landing page
    • http://www.vmware.com/go/vsphere
  • New editions overview
    • http://www.vmware.com/go/vsphere/buy
  • Upgrade to vSphere
    • www.vmware.com/go/vsphere-upgrade-center
  • Deep Dive Webcasts
    • Technical : http://www.vmware.com/a/webcasts/index/program/179622
    • Overview :

http://www.vmware.com/a/webcasts/index/program/179617