What's new in VMware vSphere 6: Deployment tips and upgrade best practices

Speaker: Jose Mendoza, Shawn Lieu, Emad Younis
Published : March, 2015
What's new in VMware vSphere 6: Deployment tips and upgrade best practices
Rating: 4 / 5 (26 votes cast)

VMware vSphere 6 offers many enhancements in availability, storage, networking and management. In this episode, Emad Younis, Shawn Lieu and Jose Mendoza discuss their favorite vSphere 6 features and enhancements. They’ll explain how you can take full advantage of new vSphere 6 capabilities and functionalities in your own environment. You’ll learn about architectural changes in vSphere 6 such as consolidation of components in vCenter Server 6, explore new deployment modes and see a live demo of a vCenter Server 6 deployment.

This webinar also covers one of the hottest topics, Virtual Volumes (VVols) support, which is among the most exciting vSphere 6 enhancements for our experts. Emad and Shawn will explain what the VMware vSphere API for Storage Awareness is, how it interacts with other components and how you can use it for configuring vSphere Virtual Volumes and collecting information about specific disk array features such as snapshots.

Join this webinar to also learn about some of the things you need to consider before upgrading from an existing vSphere deployment to vSphere 6, and things you should consider before a fresh deployment.

You’ll learn more about:

  • vCenter Server 6.0 installation
  • Storage and availability
  • Fault tolerance enhancements
  • Tips on upgrading to vSphere 6
  • And much more!
Duration: 1:18:26

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