Intel Xeon 5500 : one more step…

Intel dévoile enfin son nouveau processeur pour les plateformes serveur, le Xeon 5500 autrement appelé “Nehalem”. Embarquées dans ce processeur, tout un tas de nouveautés concernant la virtualisation (Hardware Assisted Virtualization) et au delà (comme dirais Buzz). Rendez-vous sur le site suivant pour plus d’informations : PRESS KIT – Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series  …


My working environment - Part 3

A while from the last post about this subject… So It’s now time to describe the virtual environment that I set up. Below is a schema of the permanent network and virtual environment I daily use.   So I have one Active Directory domain (Windows Server 2008 at forest functional level) in which I have…



A new product to support for us : SCVMM 2008 is now RTM. SCVMM home page Lots of information about this new release on this web site. And a silverlight demo here : SCVMM 2008 demo     ~ Guillaume


TechNet Magazine – Octobre 2008

Ce mois-ci, le magazine est axé sur la virtualisation : TechNet Magazine Octobre 2008. Vous y trouverez une introduction à Hyper-V, une description des nouvelles fonctionnalités de SCVMM 2008 et App-V. On y parle aussi de la haute disponibilité pour Hyper-V ainsi que de la sauvegarde des environnements virtuels.   ~ Guillaume


Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 is RTM

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 is the product main page. Now… Get it free ! A brief overview of requirements and capabilities : Virtualization Needs Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 Standard Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Server Consolidation Test and Development Mixed OS Virtualization (Linux and Windows) Local Graphical User Interface…


Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 update

Hotfix for the issues faced while trying to mount VHD Files using VHDMount.exe, after applying the update 948515 on Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1. You can download it there : Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Update (KB956124)   ~ Guillaume


New updates for Hyper-V

Hi there ! Two new updates for Hyper-V have been published. The first hotfix deals with scalability and will let Hyper-V now support 24 logical processors (instead of 16) and be able to host 192 virtual machines (instead of 128). The second hotfix correct some unexpected behavior while managing Hyper-V with SCVMM : Symptom 1…


Transition from Virtual Server/Virtual PC to Hyper-V

Matthij, who has developped VMRC+, has just released a new tool that helps import Virtual Server or Virtual PC virtual machines on Hyper-V. Be sure to read the original post : VMC to Hyper-V Import Tool Available Overview of the features : Import of VMC files of both VS2005 and VPC2007 Creation of VM on…