Vmware Esx Server Introduction:
ESX (Elastic Sky X) is the VMware’s enterprise server virtualization platform. In ESX, VMkernel is the virtualization kernel which is managed by a console operating system which is also called as Service console. Which is linux based and its main purpose is it to provide a Management interface for the host and lot of management agents and other third party software agents are installed on the service console to provide the functionalists like hardware management and monitoring of ESX hypervisor.
Overview Of Vmware Esx Server Job Support:
The ESX Server is an VMware’s flagship enterprise server virtualization platform. It comes in two versions – ESX Server & ESXi Server where the latter has no service console & is the thinnest version available.
The ESX Server has many optional features like the VMotion & VMHA & some of the built-in features like the VMFS file system. Most of the end users purchase the VMware ESX Server with some set of the optional features in an package called VMware Infrastructure. The ESX Server is managed by the VMware Infrastructure Client. Its centralized management platform is called the Virtual Center.
ESX Server is an enterprise level virtualization tool. It utilizes the services that manage numerous virtual machines with the greater reliability & efficiency than VMware’s more basic Server product.
The reason for this is because the ESX Server runs on the bare-metal. This essentially means that you install the ESX Server software directly into the computer, without an operating system for it to run on the top of.
The ESX Server is meant to be used by companies that need to streamline their server hardware as much as possible. It can also be used to perform almost all instant deployment of the new servers & perform maintenance on existing in-use servers without the need for downtime.
The another interesting use of the ESX Server is for disaster recovery. Since ESX Server is hardware independent, the applications ( &the operating systems) that run on it are instantly portable