The Home Hyper-V Test Lab – On a Budget (Part 3)

Let’s start with a very quick re-cap: Part 1 – Covered the hardware, network configuration and some performance testing. Part 2 – Covered the storage configuration, cluster configuration and started to talk about the use of differential disks and the CSV block cache. In Part 3, I’m going to cover the differential disks in much…

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The Home Hyper-V Test Lab – On a Budget (Part 2)

In Part 1 I covered the physical hardware setup around the network, storage and compute of the Home Hyper-V test lab. In Part 2, I’ll cover the Hyper-V and cluster configuration, where I run the VMs from and why. And the optimisation of Read performance using Differential disks and the CSV block cache. To expand…

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The Home Hyper-V Test Lab – On a Budget (Part 1)

A few people have commented that I should post about how my home Hyper-V lab is set up, so here it is. In this blog series I’m going to show how I have my lab setup, which was designed to accomplish a few things Give me the maximum performance ‘bang for buck’ Utilise some existing…

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