Improve agility and drastically reduce database TCO through database-aware virtualization and self-service lifecycle management with vFabric Data Director. Securely automate routine tasks, including database provisioning, high availability, backup, and cloning. Data Director is a unified platform for heterogeneous databases, currently supporting Oracle, SQL Server, VMware vFabric Postgres, and MySQL. Enjoy the agility of public cloud database and Hadoop services with enterprise-grade security, flexibility, control and compliance.
- Reduce hardware and database license costs through database-aware virtualization on VMware vSphere®
- Increase agility through automated database lifecycle management
- Accelerate application development through policy-based self-service
How to Buy
vFabric Data Director can be downloaded as a Virtual Appliance that supports Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL and Postgres databases. The Data Director download includes vFabric Postgres 9.2.4. Customers need to buy their own Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL licenses (if using a commercial distribution).
Data Director is available as one SKU for both downloads. Data Director and Postgres are available with perpetual licenses with annual Support and Subscription, priced as below.
Product (vFabric Data Director)
US Suggested List Price
|Includes a license for 25 managed virtual machines, up to 2 vCPUs each. If your database will have more than two vCPUs, divide by two and round up. For instance, managing a four vCPU database node will require two Data Director licenses. A five vCPU database will require three Data Director licenses. Support and subscription sold separately.||
|vFabric Postgres Standard Edition (Production Use) Includes a license for 1 managed virtual machine with up to 2 vCPUs. If your Postgres database will have more than two vCPUs, divide by two and round up. For instance, a four vCPU Postgres database will require two Postgres licenses. A five vCPU Postgres database will require three Postgres licenses. Support and subscription sold separately.||
|vFabric Postgres Standard Edition (Non-Production Use)||
VMware vFabric Data Director Requirements
VMware vFabric Data Director requires VMware vSphere 5.0 Enterprise or Enterprise Plus licenses and one instance of vCenter Server 5.0 Foundation or Standard. Learn more about VMware vCenter Server licensing and VMware vSphere licensing.
Support and Subscription
Support and Subscription (SnS) contracts are available for VMware vFabric Data Director and vFabric Postgres. Customers need to buy support and subscription for Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL themselves.
Along with our excellent self-service web-based support resources the following offerings are available:
Production – 25% of License List Price Per Year
Global support available 24x7 for your production environments where fast response times for critical issues are required. Includes product updates and upgrades.
Basic - 21% of License List Price Per Year
Support for non-critical applications and platforms that require support during normal business hours only. Includes product updates and upgrades.