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Microsoft Hyper V R2: Linux Integration Services RC Released

Hyper V Team here in Microsoft today announced RC2 release Integration Services for Linux. Now customer will be able to run following Linux distributions on Hyper V Virtualization platform in addition to SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 · Red Hat Enterprise Linux (5.2, x86/x64) · Red Hat Enterprise Linux (5.3, x86/x64) · SUSE Linux Enterprise… Read more

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate NOW AVAILABLE

  Its a great day today for the Computing world, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 RC is now available for download to Microsoft TechNet and MSDN Subscribers. Get your copy NOW.                    Dont have MSDN or TechNet Subscription?? For those who don’t have MSDN and TechNet Subscription, Please wait till May 5th when… Read more


Windows 7 Team just announced the availability of Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) on their official blog. For my non techie readers, Release Candidate means almost final version of the software Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) will be available from April 30th for download by MSDN and TechNet subscribers. General Public can get their hands… Read more

Virtualizing Linux on Microsoft Hyper-V

If you are not aware, Microsoft supports running Linux on Hyper-V platform, though at this time only SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 is supported. Microsoft has recently got into an agreement with Red Hat and working with Red Hat Hardware Certification program and Red Hat is joining the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP), Once… Read more

SC Virtual Machine Manager R2 BETA released

Here you go.. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 BETA is out now. VMM 2008 R2 Beta is a comprehensive management solution for virtualized infrastructure that takes advantage of many of the great new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta. Key new features in R2 · Live Migration support Windows 2008 R2 supports… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: MED-V

Microsoft provides Virtualization Solutions from Desktop to Datacenter, Virtualization doesn’t only means Server Consolidation or Server Virtualization, Today, I am going to discuss about Microsoft Virtualization Solution in Desktop Space. MED–V or Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization. So Ifti, what is MED-V and why it is required?? When you want to upgrade to a new OS,… Read more

My first post from Windows 7 Operating System

    Due to overwhelming response of Windows enthusiasts around the globe for downloading Windows 7 Beta from Microsoft site, there were some glitches in downloading experience in last few hours but has been taken care by Windows Team here in Microsoft. One more good news that initial limit of 2.5 million downloads is removed,… Read more