Monday, April 6, 2015

VCP6-DCV Certification Now Available




VMware announced the new roadmap of version 6 certifications, and mentioned that there would be migration paths for those who held certifications on the previous version. Here is below migration paths.



  • VCP6: Data Center Virtualization Exam (exam number: 2V0-621) 
  • VCP6: Data Center Virtualization Delta Exam (exam number: 2V0-621D)
  • VCP6: Desktop & Mobility Exam (exam number: 2V0-651) 
  • VCP6: Cloud Management and Automation Exam (exam number: 2V0-631) 
  • VCP6: Network Virtualization Exam (exam number: 2V0-641) 


Source from : VMware

VMware vSphere 5.x and 6.x Configuration Maximums

Here updated limits and maximums series details about vmware vsphere 6.

Please find the table summaries below.


Compute

Virtual Machine Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Virtual CPUs per virtual machine (Virtual SMP)326464128

Memory

Virtual Machine Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
RAM per virtual machine1TB1TB1TB4TB
Virtual machine swap file size1TB1TB1TB4TB

Virtual Peripheral Ports

Virtual Machine Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Serial Ports per virtual machine44432

Storage Virtual Adapters and Devices

Virtual Machine Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Virtual disk size2TB minus
512 bytes
2TB minus
512 bytes
62TB62TB
Virtual SATA adapters per virtual machine--44
Virtual SATA devices per virtual SATA adapter--3030

Graphics video device

Virtual Machine Maximums

Host CPU maximums

ESXi Host Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Logical CPUs per host160160320480
NUMA Nodes per host881616

Virtual machine maximums

ESXi Host Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Virtual machines per host5125125121024
Virtual CPUs per host2048204840964096
Virtual CPUs per core25253232

Fault Tolerance maximums

ESXi Host Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Virtual CPUs per virtual machine1114
Virtual CPU per host---8

Memory Maximums

ESXi Host Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
RAM per host2TB2TB4TB6TB / 12TB on specific
OEM certified platform

Fibre Channel

ESXi Host Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
LUN ID2552552551023

VMFS5

ESXi Host Maximums
vSphere Configuration Itemv5.0v5.1v5.5v6.0
Raw Device Mapping size (virtual compatibility)2TB minus
512 bytes
2TB minus
512 bytes
62TB62TB
Raw Device Mapping size (physical compatibility)2TB minus
512 bytes
2TB minus
512 bytes
64TB64TB
File size2TB minus
512 bytes
2TB minus
512 bytes
62TB62TB

Physical NICs

Networking Maximums

VMDirectPath limits

Networking Maximums

vSphere Standard and Distributed Switch

Networking Maximums

Cluster (all clusters including HA and DRS)

Cluster and Resource Pool Maximums

Resource Pool

Cluster and Resource Pool Maximums

vCenter Server Scalability

vCenter Server Maximums

vCenter Server Appliance

vCenter Server Maximums

vCenter Server Windows embedded/packaged vPostgres

vCenter Server Maximums

Content Library

vCenter Server Maximums

Host Profile

vCenter Server Maximums

Single Sign On

vCenter Server Maximums

Domain/Replication

Platform Service Controller maximums

Identity Source

Platform Service Controller maximums

Enhanced Linked Mode/Lookup Service

Platform Service Controller maximums

VMCA/Certificate

Platform Service Controller maximums

VMware vCenter Update Manager

vCenter Update Manager Maximums

VMware vCenter Orchestrator

vCenter Orchestrator Maximums

Storage DRS

Storage DRS Maximums

Virtual SAN ESXi host

Virtual SAN Maximums

Virtual SAN Cluster

Virtual SAN Maximums

Virtual SAN virtual machines

Virtual SAN Maximums

Virtual Volumes

Virtual Volumes Maximums

Network I/O Control (NIOC)

Network I/O Control (NIOC) Maximums

vCloud Director Maximums

vCloud Director Maximums

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