SCVMM 2008 R2 Beta is released!

Greetings folks!   I’m pleased to announce that the public Beta of SCVMM 2008 R2 is now available for download at our connect site.  Since shipping SCVMM 2008 in last October, our team has been busy working on an update that supports Windows 2008 R2, takes advantage of the new features in the platform, and…

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Multiple VMs per LUN

Hi there, Rakesh just posted a new blog, through which he explains the ins and outs about the model where users create multiple VMs by using the same LUN. He also points out that, with the new Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) support in Windows Server 2008 R2, in VMM vNext (we’re working on right now),…

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All about refreshers ...

If you have been using VMM for a while, you’ve probably figured out that we use various “refreshers” to pull data from the hosts and VMs that we manage. When deploying VMM in various sized environments, depending on the perf/scale requirements, you might need to tweak the refresher schedule to achieve the best performance.  …

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Clustered Hosts and HA VMs in SCVMM 2008

Why Clustering? When IT organizations start moving their physical computing environment to a virtualized one to consolidate their servers (increase resource utilization), increase agility and adaptability of their workloads, reduce carbon footprint, or save on floor/rack space, one thing will quickly become obvious to IT admins / architects or the IT managers: When a physical…

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