VMware vSphere 5.5 Configuration Maximums

With the upcoming release of VMware vSphere 5.5, there are a few neat platform scalability enhancements. The support for physical hardware has been doubled which makes VMware vSphere available for large enterprise-class hardware:


  • 320 logical CPUs per Host (Up from 160)
  • 4TB Memory (Up from 2TB)
  • 16 NUMA Nodes per host (Up from 8)
  • 4096 vCPUs per host (Up from 2048)
  • 62TB VMDK Size (Up from 2TB)
  • ...more to come

VMware vSphere ESX and vCenter Configuration Maximums

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