I’m not sure that everyone would agree that Storage DRS is the most exciting new feature in vSphere 5, but it’s certainly in the top 10. Here’s Duncan Epping’s overview of Storage DRS and datastore clusters. Nice video too!
With the release of VMware’s vSphere 5 product, the addition of the vCenter Virtual Appliance has been a welcome addition to management options. However, vCenter Virtual Appliance includes DHCP and TFTP functions that can be used for a PXE installation environment. Read on for instructions on using the vCenter Virtual Appliance as a PXE host for ESXi host installations!
FCoTR is coming, and VMware is there with a the new vStorage API for Token Ring Integration (VATRI) in vSphere 5. Read all about it!