Tag Archives: vSphere

What's new in VMware VSAN 6.2?

On September 2015 VMware released VSAN 6.1. VMware has just announced the newest version of VSAN - 6.2 (I think it will be released in March)! VMware really works hard to improve VSAN... This version provides some long-awaited features and improvements as follows: Space efficiency - deduplication (fixed block 4KB) and compression (after deduplication, only block than can… Read More »

How to patch or upgrade VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) ?

Some months ago I showed how to migrate vCenter Operations Manager (vCOps) 5.x to vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x. In this short post I will show how to patch or upgrade vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.x. The upgrade of vROps is based on two phases: OS upgrade - using vRealize_Operations_Manager-VA-OS-xxx.pak. Product upgrade - vRealize_Operations_Manager-VA-xxx.pak. To upgrade vRealize Operations Manager… Read More »

How to patch vCenter Appliance (VCSA) using VAMI?

VMware released vSphere 6.0 almost one year ago and vCenter Appliance 6.0 can not be easly updated (patched) using http. We have to use vCenter shell (VM console or using ssh). Fortunately, since version 6.0 U1 VMware added Virtual Appliance Management Interface (VAMI) based on HTML 5 🙂 VAMI is the administration web interface included with previous releases… Read More »

What's new in vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.2?

VMware released the next version of vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.2. There are some new features as follows: Enhanced Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Integration - The vRealize Operations Manager analytics determine cross-cluster placement opportunities, while vCenter Distributed Resource Scheduler determines the best destination within clusters. The enhanced integration uses all DRS rules, constraints, and enterprise-class capabilities. New Workload… Read More »