You can now cluster SQL server in a Virtual Machine

Microsoft has updated the support policy for running SQL server in a virtual machine that has been clustered. Refer to Support policy for Microsoft SQL Server products that are running in a hardware virtualization environment Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,Clustering,SQL Server

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-v and Clustering Resources

With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft has released a lot of documentation that supports Hyper-V and Failover clustering. For a consolidated list of these resources head on over to http://blogs.msdn.com/clustering/archive/2009/04/20/9557017.aspx Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,Clustering,Live Migration,Cluster Shared Volumes


Hyper-V growing up to be stronger

I wanted to cover the latest announcement around Hyper-V that occurred at TechEd 2009. http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2009/05/12/tech-ed-windows-server-2008-r2-hyper-v-news.aspx


Game on – VMware spreads more FUD

The past few days there has been an very robust discussion through blogs and videos about how VMware is spreading FUD about Hyper-V. Refer to Day 1 – http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2009/05/09/hyper-v-winning-daily-vmware-fud-reaching-new-heights.aspx Day 2 – http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2009/05/09/day-two-of-the-scott-drummond-vmware-fud-fiasco.aspx All I want to add to this is that customers looking to consolidate their workloads on a hypervisor need to do their…

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