Validating Hyper-V 2012 and Failover Clustering 2012 Hotfixes and updates with Powershell

Hi! I know I didn’t write anything for a long time but now I am back again. The good thing about this long “silence” on my blog is that I’ve been really busy helping customers to deploy Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. This is awesome because the general feeling is that this version is probably the…


Hyper-V 2012 R2 Network Architectures (Part 8 of 7) – Bonus

Hi again, this post was not planned but today one MVP (Hans Vredevoort ) explained me an additional Backend architecture option that is also recommended. He did a similar diagram to represent this option, so let’s figure out what is different. This configuration is slightly different compared with the Dynamic Backend QoS in part…


Hyper-V Networking Optimizations Part 1 of 6

I am still working on this series part. Sorry for the inconvenience. You still can find the script to analyze the Hyper-V Networking Optimizations here


Hyper-V 2012 R2 Network Architectures Series (Part 3 of 7) – Converged Networks Managed by SCVMM and PowerShell

Following the same rule from the previous post about Non Converged Network Architectures, let me add the diagram first and elaborate my thoughts from there As  you can see, in this diagram there are only 2 x 10 GB Physical Network cards. This hardware configuration is becoming more and more popular because 20GB of bandwidth…


Hyper-V 2012 R2 Network Architectures Series (Part 1 of 7) – Introduction

Hi Virtualization gurus, Since 6 months now, I’ve been working on the internal readiness about Hyper-V Networking in 2012 R2 and all the options and functionalities that exists and how to make them work together and I realize that a common question in our team or from our customers is what are the best practices…


Live Migration fail and source node reboot on AMD processor servers

Recently i found several customers that are running Hyper-V R2 under AMD Family 10h processors and they experienced server reboots on the source host that start the migration. There isn’t any information on the event viewer or any dump cause the root cause is a hardware problem. This crash was reported by AMD and our…


Hyper-V 2012 R2 Network Architectures Series (Part 7 of 7) – Conclusions and Summary

  Congratulations. You reached the last of these 7 posts covering the most common Hyper-V Network Architectures today. Maybe you don’t remember all the pros/cons and caveats on each case, but don’t worry. I’ve built this table that summarizes the most important factors to consider when deciding which Hyper-V Network Architecture you want to use….