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Tag Archives: licensing
In the mix of licensing specifics around ESXi/vSphere 5 is the idea that for a paid license you have a soft limit – the vRAM entitelment is a high-water mark over a period of time that you can exceed briefly … Continue reading
vSphere 5 is now available for download, if you sign up for an eval, purchased v5 or upgraded a <5 license. The more interesting part is VMware pulled all pricing from their website for vSphere or Acceleration kits. Keeps people … Continue reading
vSphere5 licensing has been discussed quite a bit lately, here’s another quick take. Memory overcommitment has been a VMware staple for many years and has been used extensively in price comparisons especially in the SMB space. Host Cache (aka local … Continue reading
So VMware has revised licensing, you can now allocate 96GB or RAM to VMs per EnterprisePlus license, 64 for Enterprise and 32/CPU license for all other levels. It’s been confirmed you can also manage multiple vSphere license levels from one … Continue reading
So VMware has caused considerable consternation and gnashing of teeth over their new licensing structure. (see Twitter and other places I listed before)
Blog post in two parts, a review of licensing in vSphere5 and then the point of the post regarding the mechanisms of adding additional licensing to a vSphere5 server.
There seems to be quite a bit of uproar and confusion surrounding the new VMware license structure. here here here here here One issue seems to be over the memory cap – Essential/ESS+ and Standard all have a 24GB vRAM … Continue reading
vSphere 5 introduces a whole new licensing method (and gets rid of “Advanced”). Previously you paid per CPU and were limited to how many cores your CPUs could have (6-cores except for Advanced and Enterprise Plus) and how much RAM … Continue reading