VMware vSphere 6.5 Configuration Maximums Changes

VMware vSphere 6.5 offers increased scalability. You can see a comparision against all previous verisons at my ESX and vCenter Configuration Maximums page. Changes in VMware vSphere 6.5 are:

Virtual Machine and Host Maximums

vSphere 6.5 vSphere 6.0 
RAM per virtual machine 6 TB 4 TB
Video memory per virtual machine 2 GB 512 MB
Logical CPUs per host 576 480
Number of total paths on a server 2048 1024
FC LUN ID 16383 1032
Volumes per host 512 256

vCenter Server Maximums

vSphere 6.5 vSphere 6.0
Hosts per vCenter Server 2000 1000
Powered on virtual machines 25000 10000
Registered virtual machines 35000 15000
Number of host per datacenter 2000 500
Virtual machines per cluster 8000 4000
Hosts per distributed switch 2000 1000


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