VMware VSAN has been long awaited storage feature which is “baked” into the hypervisor and which enables to use locally attached disks and SSD drives, to create a storage pool across the whole cluster. Without the need for an external SAN or NAS. Full release notes can be found here
- VMware today has released their latest update to vSphere 5.5 Update 1. This update includes updates for most of the VMware products to include VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN).
- vCloud Hybrid Service vSphere Client Plug-in is now available in vSphere Web Client.
- vCenter Server is now fully supported on Windows Server 2012 R2.
- a number of bug fixes
Which products have been updated?
- ESXi 5.5 U1
- VMware vCenter Server 5.5 U1
- vSphere Replication 5.5.1
- vSphere Data Protection 5.5.6
- VMware vCenter Orchestrator appliance 5.5.1
- VMware vCloud Director 5.5.1
- VMware vCenter Operations Manager Advanced 5.8.1
- VMware vCenter Hyperic 5.8.1 Server (and agent)
- VMware vCenter Site recovery manager 5.5.1
- VMware vCloud Application Director 6.0.1
- VMware Horizon View 5.3.1 (Quick Start Guide – kb.vmware.com/kb/2073795)
- VMware Horizon Workspace 1.8 (release notes)
Download the bits here