VM Junkie

November 20, 2009

New EVC Mode in vSphere 4.0 Update 1: Westmere

Filed under: esx, vmware, vSphere — ermac318 @ 11:54 am

Looks like VMware is already preparing for the launch of Intel’s newest chip. I noticed the following in vCenter 4 Update 1’s EVC Cluster options:

Good to note this means that there is sufficient changes ahead to require a different EVC mode. That means for those of you installing Nehalem-based clusters today, if you plan on adding Westmere cores in the future, you’ll have to turn EVC on in Core i7 mode.


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