All Hot Microsoft Hyper-V - Windows Server Virtualization (Hypervisor) News, Support and Training Resources
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Download Virtualization Manager and Start Managing VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V in Under an Hour!
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, and chargeback automation; all in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 2:42:00 PM
Virtualization showdown: Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 vs. VMware vSphere 5.1
Any comparison of Microsoft's Hyper-V versus VMware's vSphere has to take into consideration a number of different factors. First, there's the target customer and the feature set for different sizes of deployments. The needs vary widely depending on the number of virtual machine instances, and these requirements should drive the architecture and configuration choices. Second, there is the topic of management, which is also tied closely to the size of the installation. Beyond these considerations are a number of other issues, including cost, performance, scalability, and usability.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 2:33:00 PM
'Good enough' Microsoft Hyper-V starts turning more heads
About three years ago Embotics jumped into developing support in its private cloud management platform for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor, hopeful that the VMware virtualization challenger would take off. When that takeoff initially stalled, Embotics curtailed its Hyper-V work to focus resources elsewhere.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:04:00 PM
PowerShell 3.0 Cheat Sheets – learn quickly some tips and tricks
There is 5 PowerShell 3.0 Cheat Sheets available as a free download from Microsoft. If you’re IT sysadmin, you certainly started using PowerShell here or there. If not, you have an occasion to learn some quickly some tips and tricks, shortcuts, and common operations in the new Windows Powershell 3.0.
Monday, April 22, 2013 1:24:00 PM
Veeam 7 Tape Support
Veeam has announced another killer feature for their upcoming product – Veeam Backup & Replication 7. The feature is called Backup to Tape. This was one of the major feature which was missing, compared to traditional backup products for physical environments. As devices, all tape devices (Tape Libraries, Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL), or Standalone Drives) which normally appear in the device manager, will be available for backup or archive.
Monday, April 22, 2013 10:41:00 AM
RES Software Blog: Notes From the Road 26 – Fare Thee Well MMS
I have been attending, speaking at and sponsoring MMS since 2005. I can honestly say that this year’s MMS was unlike any other before. Why? Because this year’s was the most anticlimactic event I have had the displeasure of attending since Citrix Synergy EMEA 2012.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 8:21:00 AM
Build Your Private Cloud in a Month: Forging your Private Cloud from Bare Metal with System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager
When you first start working with provision your private cloud, you will need to learn how to provision the physical hardware or bare metal of your environment. Learning how to provision bare metal systems allows you to deploy physical systems to serve various roles. In regards to the private cloud being able to deploy Hyper-V hosts to run your virtualization workloads is key to be able to scale and control the deployment resources in your infrastructure.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:22:00 AM
Veeam Extends Award-Winning Innovations to Windows Server Hyper-V
Veeam® Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions, today announced Virtual Lab for Windows Server Hyper-V. One of the many new features to be included in the upcoming release of Veeam Backup & Replication™ v7, Virtual Lab delivers powerful and easy-to-use capabilities that further ensure the protection, performance and availability of Hyper-V environments.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:42:00 AM
RemoteFX vGPU Setup and Configuration Guide for Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 introduces some significant improvements to RemoteFX™. One feature – RemoteFX vGPU - already present in Windows Server 2008 R2 is the ability to use a physical graphic adapter (GPU) in the Hyper-V host to accelerate the host-side rendering of display content. This guide describes the configuration steps to leverage RemoteFX vGPU in Windows Server 2012.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 11:39:00 AM
Microsoft Windows 8 Client Hyper-V in focus
As virtualisation continues its march across the business IT sector, the technology built into Windows 8 could provide a challenge to the mighty VMware as a virtualisation platform.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:22:00 PM
Alike Backup and DR Capabilities Being Expanded to Support Microsoft Hyper-V, in addition to Citrix XenServer
QuorumSoft, provider of the best backup and disaster recovery solution for Citrix XenServer, announced today that it is expanding the capabilities of its Alike™ solution to support the Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:03:00 PM
Watch! Running Virtual Machine Management Inventory Video
This is a how to video on running virtual machine management inventory. In this video, you will see how to collect data associated to a host and its virtual environment. Once you discover the VMware vCenter, ESX server and Hyper-V servers on your network, you can gather inventory on these servers. Even though the discovery has been performed on a vCenter, the inventory must be explicitly gathered on hypervisors before performing any other VMM tasks.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 4:34:00 AM
Read "ESG Lab Validation Report: Quest vWorkspace with Microsoft Hyper-V System Center"
This report reveals the results of ESG Lab testing that evaluated the performance, scalability and manageability of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with Hyper-V Server virtualization technology and vWorkspace. During testing we automated the policy-based deployment of virtual desktop and TS/RDSH sessions running on 40 Hyper-V enabled industry standard servers with direct attached storage. Deployment of 3,000 virtual desktops took 41 minutes and vWorkspace HyperCache reduced I/O requirements by 88% compared to a similarly configured SAN-attached configuration. Performance scaled linearly on a Hyper-V-enabled VDI infrastructure managed with System Center 2012.
Friday, March 22, 2013 5:27:00 AM
Download VMTurbo Operations Manager 30-Day Trial for Microsoft Hyper-V
Download VMTurbo Operations Manager 30-Day Trial for Microsoft Hyper-V
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 1:13:00 PM
Download FREE TOOL - Idera R1Soft Hyper-V VHD Explorer
Idera R1Soft Hyper-V VHD Explorer is the easiest way to mount and dismount your VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) files. Explorer shell integration adds right-click Attach and Detach actions to .VHD files in MS Windows Explorer. Use the VHD Explorer graphical user interface to manage all your mounted VHD files.
Monday, March 11, 2013 7:58:00 AM
Backup Academy - Preparation for VM Backup Exam with these training videos and resources
Get ahead of the game by studying offline! Download the Backup Academy VMware vExpert training videos along with podcasts and slides and be prepared for the VM backup certification exam.
Thursday, March 07, 2013 5:59:00 AM
PowerShell for Veeam Backup & Replication
Our customers love Veeam Backup & Replication! We get all kinds of positive comments about how easy it is to set up, configure, and operate. We hear about how powerful it is in backup and recovery operations. All of this goodness comes at a very affordable price point.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 8:23:00 PM
Hyper-V Happiness and Cluster Aware Updating with Didier Van Hoye
During #VIRTuAlley a couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of talking with Didier Van Hoye of Working Hard in IT about the new cluster aware update process in Microsoft Windows Server2012. I have to admit, I am not expert on Hyper-V and especially cluster aware updating. So for all you Hyper-V fans out there, check out Didier's presentation here. Based on the questions he was being asked from the audience, there was a lot of interest in the topic.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4:37:00 AM
Read "Top 20 Hyper-V Performance Metrics You Should Care About"
With hundreds of objects available in Hyper-V's Performance Monitor, it is very difficult to monitor them all or select the most important objects to track. This guide by David Davis provides insight into the top Hyper-V performance metrics to monitor in order to maintain your Hyper-V virtual infrastructure performance.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:16:00 AM
Download "The Hands-on Guide: Understanding Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012" by Brian Posey
The Hands-on Guide: Understanding Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 gives you simple step-by-step instructions to help you perform Hyper-V-related tasks like a seasoned expert.
Monday, January 28, 2013 5:54:00 AM