Chapter 2. Planning Your Virtual Environment

Proper planning is critical to ensuring a successful virtualization project. To plan properly, you need to understand the many features and components of VI3. Try not to rush into your project and make quick decisions, because if you do so you might regret them later on, and they might be difficult to change afterward. When you have a good understanding of this, you can make the proper choices and decisions to ensure your success.

Selecting the Right Edition and Features

Choosing an ESX Edition

Several different versions of ESX are available. Currently, these versions are ESXi, Foundation, Standard, and Enterprise. The differences between the versions are the standard features that they come with. ...

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