[MASOCH-L] Recomendações sobre o VMWare ESXi

Welkson Renny de Medeiros welkson at focusautomacao.com.br
Mon Mar 8 14:42:14 BRT 2010

Falou tudo Gilvane!

Acredito que seja isso que o amigo Ênio gostaria de ouvir =)

Welkson Renny de Medeiros
Desenvolvimento / Gerência de Redes
Focus Automação Comercial
FreeBSD Community Member

Giovane Heleno escreveu:
> O ESXi é para servidores de produção. Preconceito contra ser grátis?
> Para servidores de testes/lab, existe a versão Server e a Workstation.
> Palavras da VMWare...
> http://www.vmware.com/products/esxi/
> *VMware ESXi has been optimized and tested to run even your most resource
> intensive applications and databases with minimal performance overhead. With
> VMware ESXi you can:*
>    - *Run multiple operating
> systems<http://www.vmware.com/solutions/consolidation/>on a single
> server and reduce
>    hardware costs <http://www.vmware.com/virtualization/cost-savings/>*
>    - *Run a greener datacenter and reduce your energy
> cost<http://www.vmware.com/virtualization/green-it/>
>    *
>    - *Enable easier back-ups and
> restores<http://www.vmware.com/solutions/business-continuity/dataprotection.html>for
> your applications
>    *
>    - *Run the most resource intensive
> applications<http://www.vmware.com/solutions/business-critical-apps/>in
> production
>    *
> O ESXi é o mesmo ESX, mas com algumas limitações.
> *What is the difference between VMware ESX and VMware ESXi?*
> *VMware ESX and VMware ESXi are both bare-metal hypervisors that install
> directly on the server hardware. Both provide industry-leading performance
> and scalability; the difference resides in the architecture and the
> operational management of VMware ESXi. Although neither hypervisor relies on
> an OS for resource management, VMware ESX relies on a Linux operating
> system, called the service console, to perform two management functions:
> executing scripts and installing third party agents for hardware monitoring,
> backup or systems management. The service console has been removed from
> ESXi, drastically reducing the hypervisor footprint and completing the
> ongoing trend of migrating management functionality from the local command
> line interface to remote management tools. The smaller code base of ESXi
> represents a smaller “attack surface” and less code to patch, improving
> reliability and security. The functionally of the service console is
> replaced by remote command line interfaces and adherence to system
> management standards. *
> *View a detailed comparison of VMware ESX and VMware ESXi
> management<http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006543>
> .*
> Antes de instalar, veja a lista de hardware compatíveis, senão, terá
> dificuldades em instalar.
> http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?action=base&deviceCategory=server
> *Giovane Heleno*
> www.giovane.pro.br

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