Top 10 Secrets to a Successful Upgrade (Webcast)

(Note: This entry is from a VMware webcast.  I pasted here for reference.)

Bo Busillo
Dan Richardson

Links (Handouts):
DB Migration Script \ Estimating vCenter Server 5.5 to vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 migration time (2146420)

Example Upgrade Paths for vCenter Server version 5.5 to version 6.5

Example Upgrade Paths from vCenter Server version 6.0.x to version 6.5

Important info to know before Upgrading to 6.5

List of Recommended Topologies for VMware vSphere 6.0

Migration tool (walk through)!/vsphere-6-5/vcenter-server-6-0-embedded-migration-to-appliance/1

Moving from a Deprecated to a Supported vCenter Server Deployment Topology Before Upgrade or Migration

Platform Services Controller Topology Decision Tree

Proactive SR

Supported and Deprecated Topologies for VMware vSphere 6.5

Supported Topologies

Upgrade Sequence

vCenter Server 6 Deployment Topologies and High Availability

VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Deployment Guide

Click to access vmware-vcenter-server6-deployment-guide-white-paper.pdf

VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Availability Guide

Click to access vmware-vcenter-server6-availability-guide-white-paper.pdf

VMware vCenter Server 6.5 High Availability Performance and Best Practices

Click to access vcha65-perf.pdf

VMware vSphere 6.5 Documentation

VMware vSphere Blog

vSphere Datacenter Design – vCenter Architecture Changes in vSphere 6.0 – Part 1

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