VCP – Data Center Virtualization – Question 82

Exam 2V0-622 : VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization

Which storage feature always requires the use of third-party software on ESXi?

A. Hardware Acceleration for NAS devices
C. Hardware Acceleration for Block Devices
D. VM Storage Policies

Correct Answer: A
With the hardware acceleration, ESXi hosts can integrate with NAS devices and use several hardware operations that NAS storage provides. The hardware acceleration uses vSphere APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) to facilitate communications between the hosts and storage devices.