Hyper-V Best Practise Analyzer is now available for Server 2008R2!

The hype-v BPA is now available for download from the Microsoft Download Site, linked here So, what is Best Practices Analyzer? But what is it?  How do you use it?  And why should you care? The Hyper-V Best Practice Analyzer is a tool that will scan your Hyper-V server and let you know if there…

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Exchange Webcast - Virtualization - Lets hope they confirm the Exchange 2010 support stance!!

The Exchange team have announced a good webcast coming up next week to discuss recommendations for virtualizing Exchange server and the benefits of choosing Hyper-V + System Center as your virtualization solution.  Heres hoping they talk about Exchnage 2010! TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for Exchange Server (Level 300) Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 10am Pacific…

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Hypervisor is not running - The Video!

Though this is not a direct Exchange post, I hope many of you will find this video I was pointed to, Hypervisor is not running error: How to fix (http://www.microsoft.com/video/en/us/details/25d07f2e-b2e0-4c0c-b456-79b08bfe58be), interesting.  Since Im guessing most of us do our testing in a virtual environment, its good to pass along the info.  Please leave comments here or on the…

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Create VHD versions of physical online disks with Disk2vhd - a new Sysinternals utility

Mitch Irsfeld posted a blog entry talking about a new tool called Disk2vhd from Sysinternals which sounds like it could prove to be a really useful tool. From the Disk2vhd page: Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk – Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft…

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