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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Difference between VMFS 3 and VMFS 5 -- Part1

  • Explains you the major difference between VMFS 3 and VMFS 5. VM FS 5 is available as part of vSphere 5. VMFS 5 is introduced with lot of performance enhancements. 
  • Newly installed ESXi 5 will be formatted with VMFS 5 version but if you have upgraded the ESX 4 or ESX 4.1 to ESXi 5, then datastore version will be VMFS 3 only. 
  • You will able to upgrade the VMFS 3 to VMFS 5 via vSphere client once ESXi upgrade is Complete. This posts tells you some major differences between    VMFS 3 and VMFS 5

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