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Deploying Hyper-V R2 and NetApp

Just came across a great article on deploying Hyper V R2 with NetApp with some specific guidance setting up High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions. Our partners over at NetApp and Avanade have written an article discussing a real world deployment of hundreds of virtual machines on Hyper-V R2 and what they learned. This article… Read more

We Listen : Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX Coming Soon to Hyper V

Microsoft Virtualization Hour is currently in progress and lots of announcements is made to day with respect to Microsoft Virtualization. Following Announcement is made : (from PressPass) New VDI promotions available for qualified customers to choose from today. Microsoft and Citrix Systems are offering the “Rescue for VMware VDI” promotion, which allows VMware View customers… Read more

Hyper V Live Migration Network Configuration Guide: Now Available

                 If you are following my blog, couple of weeks before i posted a blog post on Live Migration Network configuration. Now its time to learn the official way to configure the Live Migration network. Microsoft has just released Hyper-V: Live Migration Network Configuration Guide. This guide describes how to configure your network to… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: TechNet Resources

Hello Friends, Microsoft TechNet site for Virtualization is revamped and now a one stop page for all your technical resources related to Virtualization including: · Planning · Installation · Guidance · Best Practices · Deployment · Pre-Deployment Tools · Management · Performance · Workload Specific Guidance Visit the TechNet page here  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/dd565807.aspx   This page… Read more

FREE Microsoft Hyper V Server 2008 R2 : Deploy NOW !!!

Microsoft Hyper V Server 2008 R2 final release is now available for download and to be deployed in production. If you are following this blog, we have reviewed every development phase of this product starting from BETA, RC and RTM. Lets review the differenced between Hyper V Server 2008 and Hyper V Server 2008 R2…. Read more

FREE Microsoft Hyper V Server 2008 R2 Now RTM

  Just because Hyper V Server 2008 R2 is free, its doesn’t mean that Microsoft is not at all serious about this offering. If you have followed my blog in the past, you can see the feature set it brings on the table here It has all the high availability features like Live Migration, Failover… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: Online Event, July 21, 2009

Hi All, Microsoft Virtualization is a Sponsor at this online event organized by Windows IT Pro. The event is an interactive experience with staffed booths by Microsoft, Citrix, Certeon and Symantec. The event also includes educational chats to complement each conference session. If you miss the real-time event, the virtual platform will be available on… Read more

Hyper V RC: BIG BANG ANNOUNCEMENTs : 64LPS and Processor Compatibility Mode.

There is no end of road for Virtualization Team here in Microsoft for coming up with great features in Hyper V. So what’s the BIG NEWS ?? Microsoft Announces following two features now supported on Hyper V R2 which is included in the Windows Server 2008 R2 RC and Hyper V Server 2008 R2 RC… Read more