Part 23 of 20 – (Bonus Part) - Virtualization Series - Creating and Managing Snapshots for Your Virtual Machines by Blain Barton

Snapshots happened to be my favorite functionality out of the numerous stellar features that come with Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. When you’re experimenting in your Hyper-V test lab, snapshots become your “best friend” for many reasons. First, snapshots help you save “places in time” as well as help you manage your testing of your…

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Part 22 of 20 - (Bonus Part) Hyper-V Replica Step-By-Step #VirtExpert Virtualization Experts by Dan Stolts

Hyper-V Replica is new in Windows Server 2012. It is an asynchronous, virtual machine replication technology that is designed for business continuity and disaster recovery. Dan does a great job of telling you about it in his bonus part in the Virtualization Series, read on… http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/hyper-v-replica-step-by-step-virtexpert-virtualization-experts-series-part-22 Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0…

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Part 21 of 20 (Bonus Part)- DUDE! Where’s my VHDs? More PowerShell Tricks with Hyper-V by Keith Mayer

Check out this article that Keith did on Powershell Tricks, read on….this is a Bonus PART! http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2013/03/11/dude-where-s-my-vhds-more-powershell-tricks-with-hyper-v.aspx#.UVx0gWbD-os Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 20 of 20 - (with *Bonus Parts* to come) Virtualization Series - Management - Enterprise: Monitoring by Matt Hester

Matt discusses the monitoring of your enterprise environment, keep your eyes on the game!  Read on…. http://blogs.technet.com/b/matthewms/archive/2013/03/29/20-days-of-server-virtualization-keeping-an-eye-monitoring-your-hyper-v-servers-part-20-of-20ish.aspx Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 19 of 20 - Management - Enterprise: App Controller - Placeholder

    Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 18 of 20 - Virtualization Series – Virtualization From A Single Pane of Glass – System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 by Tommy Patterson

Check out the great post that Tommy put together for System Center Virtual Machine Manager, nice work! http://virtuallycloud9.com/index.php/2013/03/virtualization-experts-series-virtualization-from-a-single-pane-of-glass-system-center-vmm-an-overview/ Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 17 of 20 – Virtualization Series - Performance Management – Memory by Harold Wong

Harold covers Performance Management dealing with Memory, read on…. http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2013/03/26/server-virtualization-series-performance-management-memory.aspx Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 16 of 20 – Virtualization Series - Performance Management: Monitoring CPU Resources by Chris Avis in Redmond…

Chris Avis explains Monitoring CPU Resources in the virtualization series, read on – http://blogs.technet.com/b/chrisavis/archive/2013/03/25/performance-management-monitoring-cpu-resources.aspx Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 15 of 20 - Virtualization Series - Hyper-V Replica Broker Explained by Yung Chou

Yung takes a good look at Hyper-V Replica Broker scenarios, read on – https://aka.ms/ReplicaBroker Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 14 of 20 – Virtualization Series - Super-fast Failovers with VM Machine Guest Clustering in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V by Keith Mayer

  Keith builds upon Matt Hester’s, recent article on Hyper-V Host Clustering as part of our latest article series, Become a Virtualization Expert in 20 Days! Keith extends the topic to explore some new features in Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering that enhance Virtual Machine Guest Clustering: Virtual Fibre Channel SANs, Anti-Affinity and Virtual Machine…

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Part 13 of 20 – Virtualization Series - Your Hyper-V Hosts and Clustering an Availability Story by Matt Hester

Matt Hester does it again with an excellent post taking a look at how Hyper-V takes advantages of some of these enhancements and how you can use Failover Clustering and Hyper-V to truly beef up your virtualization environment.  Read on…. http://blogs.technet.com/b/matthewms/archive/2013/03/20/20-days-of-server-virtualization-your-hyper-v-hosts-and-clustering-an-availability-story-part-13-of-20.aspx   Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/…

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Part 12 of 20- Virtualization Series – High Availability: Live Migration with Brian Lewis

Live Migration is the Microsoft Hyper-v feature where you move a running virtual machine from one physical host to another physical host while the VM continues to run.  Check out more from Brian below…. http://mythoughtsonit.com/2013/03/step-by-step-high-availability-live-migration-part-12-of-20/ Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012…

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Part 10 of 20 - Virtualization Series: Networking – NIC Teaming by Harold Wong

Harold explains NIC Teaming and how it relates to virtual networking, http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2013/03/15/server-virtualization-series-networking-nic-teaming-part-10-of-20-by-harold-wong.aspx This article take a deep look into the NIC teaming between Windows Server 2008 and 2012. Good read…. Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 9 of 20 - Virtualization Series – Virtual Networking in Hyper-V by Tommy Patterson

    Tommy posts 9 of 20 in a series around virtual networking in Hyper-V.. Read on… http://virtuallycloud9.com/?p=1281 Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 8 of 20 – Virtualization Series - “How to’s” on Virtualization with Microsoft Hyper-v by Brian Lewis

Brian Lewis posts 8 of 20 in a series of “how to’s” on Virtualization with Microsoft Hyper-V. Read on… http://mythoughtsonit.com/2013/03/step-by-step-storage-live-migration-part-8-of-20/ Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 7 of 20 – Virtualization Series - Step-by-Step: Speaking iSCSI with Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V - Become a Virtualization Expert in 20 Days! By Keith Mayer!

Keith Mayer does it again speaking SCSI again with Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V – Read on…. http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2013/03/12/speaking-iscsi-with-windows-server-2012-and-hyper-v.aspx#.UUedcWbD-ot To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 6 of 20 – Virtualization Series – Virtualization Storage and SMB by Bob Hunt

Bob Hunt brings up Part 6 of the series – thanks Bob, nice article.  Read on…. http://blogs.technet.com/b/bobh/archive/2013/03/27/virtualization-storage-smb-20-days-of-server-virtualization-part-6-of-20.aspx Get the whole series at Dan Stolts’s post (0 of 20) at: http://itproguru.com/expert/2013/03/become-a-virtualization-expert-with-20-days-of-server-virtualization-virtexpert-itproguru-part-0-of-20/ To download the 180-Day Windows Server 2012 evaluation bits go to:  https://aka.ms/msproducts

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Part 4 of 20- Hyper-V “Datastores” – Wait we don’t need no stinkin’ datastores! By Tommy Patterson

Tommy Patterson originally wrote this article in answering requests during his Pro Camp events, but felt it needed added to our series this month’s Virtualization Series… check it out – . http://virtuallycloud9.com/index.php/2013/03/hyper-v-datastores-wait-we-dont-need-no-stinkin-datastores/ Download the evaluation of Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V at https://aka.ms/msproducts

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