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Mastering VMware vSphere™ 4 by Scott Lowe

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1.4. The Bottom Line

Identify the role of each product in the vSphere product suite.

The VMware vSphere product suite contains ESX and ESXi and vCenter Server. ESX and ESXi provide the base virtualization functionality and enable features like Virtual SMP. vCenter Server provides management for ESX/ESXi and enables functionality like VMotion, Storage VMotion, VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), VMware High Availability (HA), and VMware Fault Tolerance (FT). VMware Consolidated Backup is a backup framework that allows for the integration of third-party backup solutions into a vSphere implementation.

Master It

Which products are licensed features within the VMware vSphere suite?

Recognize the interaction and dependencies between the ...

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