YouTube Video Link:
New Features in one liner:
- DRS Enhancement – More focused on VM workload requirement than the cluster.
- vMotion Enhancement – Reduced Stun Time / Switch-Over phase enhancement.
- Update Manager is Lifecycle Manager & Update Planner to plan the upgrade.
- vCenter Profiles (API Driven) – To List / Export / Import / Validate the vCenter configuration.
- Content Library – Template versioning (Check-in & Check-out)
- Storage – VSAN 7, Encrypted VM vMotion cross vCenter, NVMe support, Windows Clustering without RDM etc.
- New Hardware Version 17 – Assignable H/W & Dynamic DirectPath I/O.
- Security Enhancement – KMS is Key Provider, Trust Authority & many more.
- UI Changes – vCenter Summary / VM Summary etc.
- Precision Time Protocol (PTP) – NTP is still an option.
- vSphere Identity Federation.
For more details refer to: