There is an issue installing Netapp Performance Manager 2.1RC1 on VMware vSphere 5.5 where by the network settings do not get applied during the install wizard.
Veeam Replication between vSphere 5.x and vSphere 6 Compatibility
A customer wanted to know if it was possible to use Veeam Replication between 2 different versions of VMware vSphere. The version being vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 6.
We had a customer who experienced the purple screen of death on their ESXi server due to a specific bug regarding the use of vSphere Distributed Switch and traffic shaping.
VMware Upgrade 5.5 of vSphere Distributed Switch
If you have upgraded your vSphere environment to vSphere 5.5 and you currently use the vSphere Distributed Switch, you will find that after the upgrade you must manually upgrade the virtual switch to version 5.5.
I’ve recently completed a series of VMware vSphere 5.5 Tutorials for everyone, they include installing ESXi 5.5, Upgrading to vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 5.5 Lun Space Reclaiming. See below for the links:
VMware vSphere 5.5 Upgrade
In this tutorial I guide you through how to upgrade an existing VMware vSphere 5.1 environment to VMware vSphere 5.5.
How to Reclaim Free Block Space from a Lun with VMware vSphere 5.5 and Netapp Cluster Mode
In my lab I have setup VMware vSphere 5.5 along with the Netapp Cluster Mode 8.2 Simulator. I have created an iSCSI network and presented a few luns to my ESXi host.
How to Install and Configure VMware ESXi 5.5
In this video tutorial we look at installing VMware ESXi 5.5 hypervizor. Once the installation is complete we configure the required settings via the console, download and install the client and connect through to our ESXi 5.5 host.
VMware vSphere 5.5 is now GA
VMware vSphere 5.5 was released 2 days ago on 22nd of September 2013. Below is a summary of the new features in 5.5 followed by a link to the PDF