P2V with SCVMM & VS2005 to Hyper-V Slides

Hello again, Today I am starting to share with you some presentations that I’ve done during the last year for our Spanish customers. The presentations are in Spanish but feel free to contact me if you need a translated version. P2V with SCVMM presentation VS2005 to Hyper-V Migration

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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…

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Hyper-V R2 Best Practice Analyzer

At the end of April, the product team announced another tool to make our life easier when doing diagnostics for Hyper-V R2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977238 After the package installation you will find on Server Manager (Hyper-V Section) the BPA interface for Hyper-V. Good place to start before going to production or for troubleshooting

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New Core Configurator 2.0 for Windows Server Core Lover’s

Yesterday was published a useful tool for common administration task on Server Core. The name of the tool is CoreConfigurator and is the second version of the tool with more features and improved UI. You can download it for free from codeplex http://www.codeplex.com/coreconfig. Enjoy it

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Monitoring Hyper-V on Server Core using logman

If you are trying to monitor Hyper-V performance and your servers are Server Core you have many options to capture data. The most easiest way is to use perfmon remotely and define a counter set with Hyper-V related counters.Unfortunately sometimes it does not work for several reasons so you can use this procedure to achieve…

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Checking Integration Components version on Hyper-V RTM

One important point to guarantee a good performance of our virtual machines, is to validate that they have installed the lastest version of the “Integration Components”. If we must validate the version in one or two machines we can do it checking the driver version of c:\windows\system32\drivers\vmbus.sys file. But if we needed to obtain this data for a…

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Windows Server 2008 SP2 RTM on Technet and MSDN

Bueno, para aquellos que dispongan de una subscripción de Technet o de MSDN ya pueden descargarse la versión final del Service Pack 2 para Windows Server 2008 y Windows VISTA. Podréis encontrarlo en el siguente enlace y podréis evitaros tener que instalar los Hotfixes de Hyper-V uno a uno.. 😉 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd262148.aspx Si queréis saber que…

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Hyper-V Hotfixes List

  In order to avoid known problems during Hyper-V deployments I really encourage you to apply these updates to your environments Hyper-V V1 Hotfixes list http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430893.aspx Hyper-V R2 Hotfixes list http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff394763(WS.10).aspx

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My first blog

Good for all those who visit my blog for the first time. This is my christening on blogging with the simple aim of sharing a little knowledge and opinion about something that for years attracted my attention. Virtualization. For reasons of fate I am immersed in the Microsoft virtualization technologies, but always with respect to…

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Mi Primer blog / My first blog

Good for all those who visit my blog for the first time. This is my christening on blogging with the simple aim of sharing a little knowledge and opinion about something that for years attracted my attention. Virtualization. For reasons of fate I am immersed in the Microsoft virtualization technologies, but always with respect to…

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