CPU family, model and stepping overview

I was investigating a problem for a customer and he gave me the processor model and family. I therefor went on a search on the world wide internet for a reference from the model and family to the CPU type.

I found this webpage and I created the following table. So all the kudos to the original poster.

I sorted this table on the CPU stepping column.

If you have addition to this list don’t hesitate to contact me or the poster on the original webpage.

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vSphere 5 License Overview

Hi guys,

Found this post about the new vSpehere licence model.

Here a piece of the post.

“Before you upgrade to VMware vSphere 5, run the tool below to learn how much vRAM you are currently using and how much you are entitled to under vSphere 5 licensing.

Because vSphere 5 licensing is based on a per-processor basis with vRam entitlements, you need to make sure all license keys you have purchased are entered into vCenter Server.

The following vRAM entitlements will be given per license type: Continue reading “vSphere 5 License Overview”