Virtualisation... du rab !

J’ai été un peu vite hier et j’ai oublié une information quelque peu conséquente, la disponibilité de SCVMM 2008 (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) d’ici 30 jours. A noter que SCVMM 2008 sera capable de prendre en charge les produits suivants : Virtual Server 2005 R2 Hyper-V (la version de Windows Server 2008) Hyper-V Server…


My working environment - Part 1

As products evolve, I want to use as much as possible the new technologies I have to support. To reach this goal I decided to build an environment respecting Microsoft security policies but enough flexible to host quickly and easily all kind of products and most of all : provide tools to troubleshoot customer issues…


Windows Server roadmap

For those who are curious about the roadmap of Windows Server, you can find it here : Product Roadmap The next version should be a minor release named Windows Server 2008 R2 if we consider the post on the Windows Server Division blog : Windows Server ‘7’ aka "Windows Server 2008 R2"   ~ Guillaume


Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008

You can find this guide here : Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 There’s a lot of tuning aspects in this document, including Hyper-V.   ~ Guillaume


Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide

Here is the first release of the deployment guide for Hyper-V : Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide In my opinion this document gives a good overview of the requirements and limits of Hyper-V and some useful information on some of the main components of this platform. But I still wait a deployment guide for clustered…


Clustered Hyper-V improvements

A new update has been released to improve the behavior of Hyper-V while clustered. Extract : “This update incorporates changes in the way that the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console functions for the Hyper-V role. These changes provide increased functionality and virtual machine controls that are consistent with the Hyper-V Manager console. This…


Do you know TechNet Edge ?

That’s a cool link ! You will be able to found videos of PMs (Product Managers) speaking about the product they manage and it gives another sight on our products. One I like is on Hyper-V High Availability : ~ Guillaume


Fichiers de réponse Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008

Mon assiduité sur ce blog laisse à désirer depuis quelques temps… et ce n’est pas près de changer ! La faute aux demandes de plus en plus nombreuses des clients souhaitant en savoir plus à propos de Windows Server 2008 et à ceux demandant notre assistance pour rapidement prendre en main les aspects de déploiement…


Useful links... for Server Core

For those trying Windows Server 2008 as a Server Core server, it could be useful to know which command line tools are available and how to use them. It will be unfair to not use this edition of Windows Server because you missed this information ! So here they are : Windows Server 2008 Command…


Excellent "real life" blog and case study !

During the past weeks, I worked with a customer that implemented a ton of new stuff around deployment and virtualization. He did a fantastic job and continue to dig into those new Microsoft technologies as you can see on his blog : Additionally, you can check out the case study : that this…