I know you are lil bit confused why I written down all those name started from Latter “V”. Well Today I m going to differenciate all those things so you will not confused next time, As I do when I started working with VMware… Hope this will be a interesting topic for you….So read Carefully….
<!--[if !supportLists]-->1. Vsphere 5.0 : This is a complete package of Vmware Hypervisor ESXi (OS) + vSphere Client(Management Point)..
And other things you can understand better by below scenario....
Scenario : 1 - ESXi Server Ready..But no way to administer it. No Management Point..
Solution :Vmware vSphere Client installed and now it's ready to manage the ESX server and there VM.
Scenario : 2 - Multiple ESXi Server are ready but how to manage them along for Vmotion, Distributed Power Management (DPM), Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), High Availability (HA) etc..
Solution : VMware vCenter Server installed on a single machine as a Linked point and now we can manage multiple ESXi Server via Vmware vSphere Client ..