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what s new in vsphere 5 0

What’s New in vSphere 5.0?

Dan Wofford

Staff Systems Engineer - VMware

agenda
Agenda
  • Cloud Infrastructure Launch and Product Set
  • What’s New vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • What’s New vSphere 5.0 Storage
  • What’s New vSphere 5.0 Networking.
in 2011 vmware is introducing a major upgrade of the entire cloud infrastructure stack
In 2011 VMware is Introducing a Major Upgrade of the Entire Cloud Infrastructure Stack

vSphere

vSphere

vSphere

New

Cloud Infrastructure Launch(vSphere, vCenter, vShield, vCloud Director)

vCloud Director 1.5

vCloud Director

vShield Security

vShield 5.0

vCenter Operations 1.0vCenter SRM 5.0

vCenter Management

vSphere 5.0

vmware vsphere the industry s leading virtualization platform

Application Services

VMware vSphere : The Industry’s Leading Virtualization Platform
  • Host Profiles
  • Linked Mode
  • Orchestrator
  • Update Mgr
  • Infrastructure Services
  • vCenter Server
  • HA
  • FT
  • vMotion/S vMotion
  • Data Recovery
  • VMsafe APIs
  • vShield Zones
  • Hot Add
  • # of Hosts, VMs

Security

Scalability

Availability

VMware vSphere 4.1

Network

Compute

Storage

  • ESX/ESXi
  • DRS/DPM
  • Memory Overcommit
  • VMFS
  • Thin Provisioning
  • Storage I/O Control
  • Storage APIs
  • Distributed Switch
  • Network I/O Control
introducing
Introducing…

VMware vSphere™ 5.0

The Best Platform for Cloud Infrastructures

vmware vsphere 5 0 what s new

Application Services

VMware vSphere 5.0: What’s New?
  • Virtual Appliance
  • Web Client
  • Infrastructure Services
  • vCenter Server
  • vCenter Server
  • New HA
  • Architecture
  • vMotion over
  • higher latency links
  • ESXi Firewall
  • 32 way SMP
  • 1 TB VMs

Security

Scalability

Availability

VMware vSphere 5

Network

Compute

Storage

  • ESXi Convergence
  • Auto Deploy
  • HW version 8
  • Storage DRS
  • Profile-Driven Storage
  • VMFS 5
  • Storage I/O Control (NFS)
  • Network I/O Control
  • (per VM controls)
  • Distributed Switch
  • (Netflow, SPAN, LLDP)
agenda vsphere 5 0 platform
Agenda: vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • ESXi
  • ESXi CLI
  • ESXi Firewall
  • Image Builder
  • Auto Deploy
  • vSphere Update Manager
  • Platform Enhancements
esxi convergence

Most Trusted

ESXi Convergence

Overview

  • vSphere 5.0 will utilize the ESXi hypervisor exclusively
  • ESXi is the gold standard for hypervisors

vSphere ESXi

Benefits

  • Thin architecture
  • Smaller security footprint
  • Streamlined deployment and configuration
  • Simplified patching and updating model
the gartner group says
The Gartner Group says…

“The major benefit of ESXi is the fact that it is more lightweight — under 100MB versus 2GB for VMware ESX with the service console.”

“Smaller means fewer patches”

“It also eliminates the need to manage a separate Linux console (and the Linux skills needed to manage it)…”

“VMware users should put a plan in place to migrate to ESXi during the next 12 to 18 months.”

Source: Gartner, August 2010

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Agenda: vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • ESXi
  • ESXi CLI
  • ESXi Firewall
  • Image Builder
  • Auto Deploy
  • vSphere Update Manager
  • Platform Enhancements
esxi command line
ESXi Command Line
  • Why a new ESXi CLI tool?
    • Console CLI and remote vCLI are different
      • Need to learn multiple CLIs
      • Local commands don’t work remote, remote commands don’t work locally
    • Commands evolved from multiple sources using different standards
      • No formal process for adding or updating commands
    • Inconsistent output and syntax
      • Output format changes from command to command
      • Different commands have different input parameters
    • Remote CLI limited compared to local CLI

ESXCLI establishes a standard with an extensible framework.

Going forward ESXCLI commands will be backward compatible

vsphere 5 0 cli compatibility
vSphere 5.0 CLI Compatibility

1. ‘esxcfg’ commands deprecated in 5.0 (replaced with esxcli)

2. ‘esxcli’ in 4.x is *not* backward compatible with 5.0

3. ‘vicfg’ used for remote CLI only

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Agenda: vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • ESXi
  • ESXi CLI
  • ESXi Firewall
  • Image Builder
  • Auto Deploy
  • vSphere Update Manager
  • Platform Enhancements
esxi 5 0 firewall features
ESXi 5.0 Firewall Features
  • Capabilities
    • ESXi 5.0 has a new firewall engine which is not based on iptables.
    • The firewall is service oriented, and is a stateless firewall.
    • Users have the ability to restrict access to specific services based on IP address/Subnet Mask.
  • Management
    • The GUI for configuring the firewall on ESXi 5.0 is similar to that used with the classic ESX firewall — customers familiar with the classic ESX firewall should not have any difficulty with using the ESXi 5.0 version.
    • There is a new esxcli interface (esxcfg-firewall is deprecated in ESXi 5.0).
    • There is Host Profile support for the ESXi 5.0 firewall.
    • Customers who upgrade from Classic ESX to ESXi 5.0 will have their firewall settings preserved.
ui security profile
UI: Security Profile
  • The ESXi Firewall can be managed via the vSphere client.
  • Through the Configuration > Security Profile, one can observe the Enabled Incoming/Outgoing Services, the Opened Port List for each service & the Allowed IP List for each service.
ui security profile services properties
UI: Security Profile > Services > Properties
  • Through the Services Properties, one can configure if a service should be automatically started.
  • Services can also be stopped & started on-the-fly.
ui security profile firewall properties
UI: Security Profile > Firewall > Properties
  • In the Firewall properties, one can check or uncheck the checkbox associated with a service to enable/disable access.
  • Service name, open ports and status are also displayed.

Ruleset Enabled

AllowedIP

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Agenda: vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • ESXi
  • ESXi CLI
  • ESXi Firewall
  • Image Builder
  • Auto Deploy
  • vSphere Update Manager
  • Platform Enhancements
composition of an esxi image
Composition of an ESXi Image

Plug-inComponents

CoreHypervisor

CIMProviders

Drivers

esxi image deployment
ESXi Image Deployment
  • Challenges
    • Standard ESXi image from VMware download site is sometimes limited
      • Doesn’t have all drivers or CIM providers for specific hardware
      • Doesn’t contain vendor specific plug-in components

?

Missing CIMprovider

Missing driver

  • StandardESXi ISO
  • Base providers
  • Base drivers
describing esxi components
Describing ESXi Components
  • VIB
    • “VMware Infrastructure Bundle”(VIB)
    • Software packaging format used for ESXi
      • Often referred to as a “Software Package”
    • Used for all components
      • ESXi Base Image
      • Drivers
      • CIM providers
      • Other components
    • Can specify relationship with other VIBs
      • VIBs that it depends on
      • VIBs that it conflicts with
managing customized esxi images
Managing Customized ESXi Images
  • Image Builder: a set of command line utilities for…
    • Creating and managing image profiles
    • Building ESXi customized boot images, e.g.
      • Installable ISO
      • Bundle suitable for PXE installation or Flash
    • Initial version is based on PowerCLI
      • Snap-in component bundled as part of VMware’s PowerCLI tools
  • Depot
    • A repository containing
      • Image profiles
      • VIBs
    • Can have multiple depots, with two types
      • On a web server
      • Encapsulated in a .ZIP file
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Agenda: vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • ESXi
  • ESXi CLI
  • ESXi Firewall
  • Image Builder
  • Auto Deploy
  • vSphere Update Manager
  • Platform Enhancements
slide25

Auto Deploy

Overview

vCenter Server with Auto Deploy

  • Deploy and patch vSphere hosts in minutes using a new “on the fly” model
  • Coordination with vSphere Host Profiles

vSphere

vSphere

Image Profiles

Host Profiles

Benefits

  • Rapid provisioning: initial deployment and patching of hosts
  • Centralized host and image management
  • Reduce manual deployment and patch processes

vSphere

vSphere

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Agenda: vSphere 5.0 Platform
  • ESXi
  • ESXi CLI
  • ESXi Firewall
  • Image Builder
  • AutoDeploy
  • vSphere Update Manager
  • Platform Enhancements
how does a user plan an esx to esxi migration
How Does A User Plan an ESX to ESXi migration?
  • Visit the ESX and ESXi Info Center
  • Start testing ESXi
    • If you’ve not already deployed, there’s no better time than the present
  • Ensure 3rd party solutions used by your customers are ESXi Ready
    • Monitoring, backup, management, etc. Most already are.
    • Bid farewell to agents!
  • Familiarize with ESXi remote management options
    • Transition any scripts or automation that depended on the COS
    • Powerful off-host scripting and automation using vCLI, PowerCLI, …
  • Plan an ESXi migration as part of vSphere upgrade
    • Testing of ESXi architecture can be incorporated into overall vSphere testing
esxi and esx info center
ESXi and ESX Info Center

All Resources in One Centralized Location

esx to esxi migration with vmware update manager
ESX to ESXi Migration with VMware Update Manager
  • Supported Paths
    • Migration from ESX (“Classic”) 4.x to ESXi 5.0
    • For VUM-driven migration, pre-4.x hosts will have to be upgraded to 4.x first
      • Might be better just to do fresh install of ESXi 5.0
  • Preservation of Configuration Information
    • Most standard configurations will be preserved, but not all:
      • Information that’s not applicable to ESXi will not be preserved, e.g.
        • /etc/yp.conf (no NIS in ESXi)
        • /etc/sudoers (no sudo in ESXi)
      • Any additional custom configuration files will not be preserved, e.g.
        • Any scripts added to /etc/rc.d

Confidential

esxi migration and third party software
ESXi Migration and Third-Party Software
  • Supported components
    • Upgrade of third-party components limited to
      • Cisco Nexus 1000v
      • EMC PowerPath
    • During upgrade, if either of these is detected on starting host
      • Target ESXi image is checked for presence of these modules
      • If found, upgrade proceeds
      • If not found, option provided to override and proceed
        • Otherwise, halt
  • All other components
    • Starting host not checked for other third-party software
    • Upgrade process will not preserve anything
    • Up to Admins to take care of replacing

Confidential

agenda vstorage what s new
Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage vMotion
  • Storage I/O Control
  • Storage DRS
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
introduction to vmfs 5
Introduction to VMFS-5
  • Enhanced Scalability
    • Increase the size limits of the filesystem & support much larger single extent VMFS-5 volumes.
    • Support for single extent 64TB Datastores.
  • Better Performance
    • Uses VAAI locking mechanism with more tasks.
  • Easier to manage and less overhead
    • Space reclamation on thin provisioned LUNs.
    • Smaller sub blocks.
    • Unified Block size.
vmfs 3 to vmfs 5 upgrade
VMFS-3 to VMFS-5 Upgrade
  • The Upgrade to VMFS-5 is clearly displayed in the vSphere Client under Configuration → Storage view.
  • It is also displayed in the Datastores → Configuration view.
  • The upgrade is non-disruptive.
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Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage DRS
  • Storage I/O Control
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
vaai introduction
VAAI – Introduction
  • vStorage API for Array Integration = VAAI
  • VAAI’s main purpose is to leverage array capabilities.
    • Offloading tasks to reduce overhead
    • Benefit from enhanced mechanisms arrays mechanisms
  • The “traditional” VAAI primitives have been improved.
  • We have introduced multiple new primitives.
  • Support for NAS!

Application

VI-3

Hypervisor

Non-VAAI

Fabric

Array

VAAI

LUN02

LUN01

vaai thin provisioning dead space reclamation
VAAI Thin Provisioning – Dead Space Reclamation
  • Dead space is previously written blocks that are no longer used by the VM. For instance after a Storage vMotion.
  • vSphere conveys block information to storage system via VAAI & storage system reclaims the dead blocks.
    • Storage vMotion, VM deletion and swap file deletion can trigger the thin LUN to free some physical space.
    • ESXi 5.0 uses a standard SCSI command for dead space reclamation.

vSphere

VMFS volume A

VMFS volume B

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Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage DRS
  • Storage I/O Control
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
slide40

Storage DRS

Overview

  • Group “like” datastores in a datastore cluster.
  • Initial placement of VMs/VMDKs
  • Datastore maintenance mode
  • Space and I/O load balancing
  • Affinity and anti-affinity rules

Affinity

Storage vMotion

overloaded

Benefits

  • Scalable storage management
  • Reduce time for VM provisioning
  • Eliminate VM downtime for storage maintenance
  • Automated Out of space avoidance
  • Automated I/O bottleneck avoidance

DatastoreCluster

sdrs scheduling
SDRS Scheduling

SDRS allows you to create a schedule to change its settings.

This can be useful for scenarios where you don’t want VMs to migrate between datastore or when I/O latency might rise, giving false negatives, e.g. during VM backups.

so what does it look like load balancing
So What Does It Look Like? Load Balancing.
  • The Storage DRS tab will show “utilization before” and “after”.
  • There’s always the option to override the recommendations.
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Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage DRS
  • Storage I/O Control
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
performance guarantees network and storage i o control
Performance Guarantees – Network and Storage I/O Control

Overview

3. w/ I/O controls, can give VIP VMs preferential access

2. Other VMs are starved for resources

1. VM requests more resources

  • Set up SLAs for use of storage and network resources
    • Added per virtual machine settings for Network I/O Control
    • Added NFS support for Storage I/O Control

Benefits

  • Eliminate the “noisy neighbor” problem
  • More granular SLA settings for network traffic
  • Extend Storage SLAs to more VMs
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Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage DRS
  • Storage I/O Control
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
what is vstorage apis storage awareness vasa
What Is vStorage APIs Storage Awareness (VASA)?
  • VASA is an Extension of the vSphere Storage APIs, vCenter-based extensions. It allows storage arrays to integrate with vCenter for management functionality via server-side plug-ins or Vendor Providers.
  • This in turn allows a vCenter administrator to be aware of the topology, capabilities, and state of the physical storage devices available to the cluster.
  • VASA enables several features.
    • For example it delivers System-defined (array-defined) Capabilities that enables Profile-driven Storage.
    • Another example is that it provides array internal information that helps several Storage DRS use cases to work optimally with various arrays.
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Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage DRS
  • Storage I/O Control
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
slide49

Profile-Driven Storage

Overview

  • Tier storage based on performance or SLA characteristics
  • View a list of all compliant storage resources

High IO Throughput

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3

Benefits

  • Utilize the correct storage resources every time (no mistakes)
  • Help IT personnel that may not be as familiar with storage characteristics align with business and application goals
  • Improve storage utilization and efficiencies
selecting a storage profile during provisioning
Selecting a Storage Profile During Provisioning
  • By selecting a VM Storage Profile, datastores are now split into Compatible & Incompatible.
  • The Celerra_NFS datastore is the only datastore which meets the GOLD Profile requirements – i.e. it is the only datastore that has our user-defined storage capability associated with it.
vm storage profile compliance
VM Storage Profile Compliance
  • Policy Compliance is visible from the Virtual Machine Summary tab.
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Agenda: vStorage – What’s New
  • Introduction
  • VMFS-5
  • vStorage API for Array Integration
  • Storage DRS
  • Storage I/O Control
  • VMware API for Storage Awareness
  • Profile Driven Storage
  • FCoE – Fibre Channel over Ethernet
software fcoe adapters 1 of 2
Software FCoE Adapters (1 of 2)
  • A software FCoE adapter is a software code that performs some of the FCoE processing.
  • This adapter can be used with a number of NICs that support partial FCoE offload.
  • Unlike the hardware FCoE adapter, the software adapter needs to be activated, similar to Software iSCSI.
software fcoe adapters 2 of 2
Software FCoE Adapters (2 of 2)
  • Once the Software FCoE is enabled, a new adapter is created, and discovery of devices can now take place.
new virtual machine features
New Virtual Machine Features
  • vSphere 5.0 supports the industry’s most capable virtual machines
  • 32 virtual CPUs per VM
  • 1TB RAM per VM
  • 4x previous capabilities!

VM Scalability

  • 3D graphics

Richer Desktop Experience

  • Client-connected USB devices
  • USB 3.0 devices
  • Smart Card Readers for VM Console Access
  • VM BIOS boot order config API and PowerCLI interface
  • EFI BIOS

Broader Device Coverage

  • UI for multi-core virtual CPUs
  • Extended VMware Tools compatibility
  • Support for Mac OS X servers

Other new features

Items which require HW version 8 in orange

upgrade compatibility
Upgrade Compatibility
  • Provides for flexibility for Administrators to upgrade environment in phased manner
  • ESXi 5.0 supports upgrading Virtual Hardware version 3 and later
scaling virtual machines
Scaling Virtual Machines

Overview

  • Create virtual machines with up to:
    • 32 vCPU
    • 1 TB of vRAM

Benefits

4x

  • 4x size of previous vSphere versions
  • Run even the largest applications in vSphere, including very large databases
  • Virtualize even more applications than ever before (Tier 1 and 2)
new ha architecture

VMFS

VMFS

New HA Architecture

Overview

  • New architecture for High Availability feature of vSphere

Storage vMotion

VMware Fault Tolerance High AvailabilityDRS Maintenance Mode vMotion

VMware

Benefits

NIC Teaming Multipathing

Storage

  • Simplified clustering setup and configuration
  • Enhanced reliability through better resource guarantees and monitoring
  • Enhanced scalability

Server

Component

vcenter server appliance linux
vCenter Server Appliance (Linux)

Overview

  • Run vCenter Server as a Linux-based appliance

Benefits

  • Simplified setup and configuration
  • Enables deployment choices according to business needs or requirements
  • Leverages vSphere availability features for protection of the management layer
component overview
Component Overview
  • vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) consists of:
    • A pre-packaged 64 bit application running on SLES 11
      • Distributed with sparse disks
      • Disk Footprint
      • Memory Footprint
    • A built in enterprise level database with optional support for a remote Oracle databases.
    • Limits are the same for VC and VCSA
      • Embedded DB
        • 5 hosts/50 VMs
      • External DB
        • <1000 hosts/<10,000 VMs (64 bit)
    • A web-based configuration interface
feature overview
Feature Overview
  • vCenter Server Appliance supports:
    • The vSphere Web Client
    • Authentication through AD and NIS
    • Feature parity with vCenter Server on Windows
      • Except –
        • Linked Mode support
          • Requires ADAM (AD LDS)
        • IPv6 support
        • External DB Support
          • Oracle is the only supported external DB for the first release
        • No vCenter Heartbeat support
          • HA is provided through vSphere HA
web client
Web Client

Overview

  • Run and manage vSphere from any web browser anywhere in the world

Benefits

  • Platform independence
  • Replaces Web Access GUI
  • Building block for cloud based administration
why flex
Why Flex?
  • Flex provides us with the richest and fullest featured development platform available.
    • Extensive amount of Libraries to use
    • Technologies such as HTML5 and others are still in development
    • Provides the best performance
    • Scales to the web
features of the vsphere web client
Features of the vSphere Web Client
  • Customize the GUI
    • Create custom views to reflect the information you need to see, the way you like to see it
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Features of the vSphere Web Client
  • Ready Access to Common Actions
    • Quick access to common tasks provided out of the box
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Features of the vSphere Web Client
  • Support interrupt driven workflows
    • Allow jumping in and out of workflows easily – continuing exactly from where you left off without having to repeat a process
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Features of the vSphere Web Client
  • Extendable Functionality
    • Possible for partners and end users to add features and functionality

Easily create new tabs for information

Create portlets for instant access to information

the best of the rest
The Best of the Rest
  • Platform
    • Hardware Version 8 – EFI virtual BIOS
    • Memory Fault Isolation
  • Network
    • Distributed Switch (Netflow, SPAN support, LLDP)
    • Network I/O Controls (per VM), ESXi firewall
  • Storage
    • VMFS 5
    • iSCSI UI
    • Storage I/O Control (NFS)
    • Array Integration for Thin Provisioning,
    • Swap to SSD, 2TB+ VMFS datastores
    • Storage vMotion Snapshot Support
  • Availability
    • vMotion with higher latency links
    • Data Recovery Enhancements
  • Management
    • Inventory Extensibility
    • iPad client