VMware vCenter 5.0 Update 1a released

vCenter Server Appliance 5.0 Update 1a is the first major update since vCenter Server Appliance 5.0 was released

VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1a is a patch release and offers the following improvements:

  • vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1a introduces support for the following vCenter Databases
    • Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition, Standard Edition, Standard ONE Edition Release 2 [11.2.0.3] – 64 bit
    • Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition, Standard Edition, Standard ONE Edition Release 2 [11.2.0.3] – 32 bit
  • vCenter Server Appliance Database Support: The DB2 express embedded database provided with the vCenter Server Appliance has been replaced with VMware vPostgres database. This decreases the appliance footprint and reduces the time to deploy vCenter Server further.
  • Resolved Issues: In addition, this release delivers a number of bug fixes:

This release resolves issues in the following subject areas.

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VMware released vSphere 5.1 at VMworld 2012

VMware announced a new version of VMware vSphere 5.1 at VMworld USA. I created a nice summup of all new features to give you nive clean overview: vSphere 5.1 Links gathered Top 10 things you must read about vSphere 5.1 Storage Changes in VMware vSphere 5.1 vSphere 5.1 Performance best practices VMware vSphere Web Client Video Support … Read more VMware released vSphere 5.1 at VMworld 2012