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VMware vSphere 6.5 Announced

At VMworld 2016 the next version of vSphere has been announced by Pat Gelsinger. The new version is called VMware vSphere 6.5 and introduces a lot of new features.

As I see it VMware has introduced some long awaited features:

  • Native High Availability for the vCSA appliance
  • The vSphere Client is HTML5-based
  • VMFS allows for 512 devices and 2000 paths
  • vMotion supports traffic encryption
  • VMware Update Manager (VUM) integrated in the vCSA appliance

A couple days after the announcement a lot of articles have been published on the internet. I have listed some of the most interesting that every VMware Engineer should read: