Virtualizing on a Shoestring

I just put up a way too long post on the "Windows Server Expert’s” site on how to go cheap with virtualization (post is here). Lots of good stuff in  the post about Hyper-V Server and mention of James’ O’Neill’s James’ ‘PowerShell Hyper-V Management library for Hyper-V. Does anybody else think those pictures on the…

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CSV is not Required for Live Migration

I had this whole post all ready to go, then my lab took a power hit (poof!).  At least I know what to write again!  Anyhow, I received a great comment on the other “Windows Server Expert” blog about CSV and Live Migration.  I had mentioned in a post about the value of Hyper-V backup…

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Host-based Backup of CSV Volumes

Happy New Year! I’ve received several questions and comment about backing up VMs that reside on CSV volumes.  In short, you can do it, but it’s tricky. There’s a great post on the DPM Insider blog about the challenges (Here).  Host-based backup of CSV-base VMs works with DPM 2010 and other tools.  The trick is…

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