SCVMM 2008 error ID: 2916. Details: Unknown error (0x8033810f)

If you are getting VMM is unable to complete the request. The connection to the agent <Agent Managed Host> was lost. Ensure that the WS-Management service and the agent are installed and running and that a firewall is not blocking HTTP traffic. If the error persists, reboot <Agent Managed Host> and then try the operation…


Hyper-V performance some thoughts

There is quite a lot of documentation ( and blogs on how to get the best peformance from Hyper-V. Here are some of my thoughts. 1. Disk:  allow separate disks for the parent partition (ie 2008/Hyper-V) For the VM’s, if you can spread them across multiple disks you will have less contention per VM –…


Hyper-V and VHD Performance – Dynamic vs. Fixed

If you are in the midst of testing and deploying Virtual machines using the VHD file format on Hyper-V and want the best performance from a I/O performance check out this post by Tim Litton Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,VHD,Performance,Virtualization,Windows Server 2008


Professional Developer Conference content for Virtualisation

Enabling Test Automation Using Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V With Hyper-V, you can decrease your software test cycles, improve your test coverage, and provide testers and developers a safe, scalable test bed for applications. In this session we introduce the concepts that can assist you in development of an automation framework that can take advantage of…


Can I run Hyper-V on my machine ?

There is a lot of confusion regards what hardware is required to run Hyper-V 1. Official Hyper-V system requirements are: Hyper-V requires specific hardware. You can identify systems that support the x64 architecture and Hyper-V by searching the Windows Server catalog for Hyper-V as an additional qualification (see To install and use the Hyper-V…