Dell EMC PowerPath is host based software that provides automated data path management and load balancing capabilities for heterogeneous server, network, and storage deployed in physical and virtual environments. It enables you to meet your aggressive service levels with the highest application availability and performance, and
with all the advantages of the industry’s leading information storage systems. The Dell EMC PowerPath family includes PowerPath Multipathing for physical environments, as well as Linux, AIX, and Solaris virtual environments, and PowerPath/VE Multipathing for
VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments.
What’s new in PPVE 6.3:
- Load balancing of XCOPY SCSI commands
Load balancing XCOPY command optimizes VM operations like cloning
One storage port is not loaded with all XCOPY commands
XCOPY load balancing improves performance
- Support for new storage array/version
EMC Unity Storage System
Support for EMC Unity storage systems running Operating Environment 4.2.x, 4.3.x,
XtremIO Firmware Support
Support for XtremIO X1 running firmware version 4.0.25-27 with LUNs having sector
size of 512 bytes and XtremIO X2 running firmware version 6.0.1 with LUNs having
sector size of 512 bytes.
VPLEX GeoSynchrony Support
Support for VPLEX GeoSynchrony 6.0.1 P07.
Dell SC Series Array Support
Support for Dell SC arrays running SCOS 6.7.x and SCOS 7.2.x.
VNX/VNXe OE Firmware Support
Support for VNX /VNXe Block running OE 05.33.x and below.
- VMware vSphere ESXi Support
Support for VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5 U1 and ESXi 6.7.