Ninad Pathak

vSphere Core Licensing Limits

When vSphere was first released one of the elements observed by many was the differences in CPU core support between the various license editions. As you can see on this page most editions only support 6 cores per CPUs with the exception of Advanced and Enterprise Plus which support 12 cores. This lead to the …

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ESXi 4.1 Adds Marvell (sky2) support

There have been numerous discussions such as this one requesting additional NIC support for more common desktop models. It seems that VMware is listening to those requests. ESXi 4.1 includes a Marvell (sky2) driver and perhaps this signals that VMware will add additional support for other NICs support as the Realtek 8169 series. No Marvell NICs are …

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