vSphere 8 has been released on October 11 in 2022. It was first announced during the VMware Explore US (the event previously known as VMworld). vSphere 8 includes many new features . To be clear, when we talk about vSphere we talk about both vCenter Server and ESXi.
Compared to VMware vSphere 7 U3, this new release has increased a number of hard limits:
- Lifecycle Manager can now manage 1000 ESXi Hosts, this was 400 in the previous release.
- A cluster can now hold 10000 VMs, this was 8000 in the previous release.
- VM DirectPath I/O devices per host is increased from 8 to 32.