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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

Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7 : Now Available

We all know about RSAT tool to manage Windows Server remotely from a desktop or Laptop PC. Microsoft has just released brand new version of RSAT tool for Windows 7. RSAT tool also includes Hyper V manager to manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper V and Hyper V Server 2008 R2 remotely. How to Enable… Read more

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

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

Implementing Microsoft VDI with Server 2008 R2 RDS

Microsoft® VDI  If you are following my blog, I discussed about Microsoft VDI solution and how it can proved to be a great solution for organizations to lower their management cost and enable flexible work scenarios such as work from home and hot-desking, increased data security and compliance, as well as easy and efficient management… 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

Hyper V Server 2008 R2: So what’s new ????

Read this great post from Jeff Woolsey Principal Group Program Manager from Microsoft Virtualization Team on Microsoft Official Virtualization Team Blog. And you know what attracts me more about that Post.. “ you may be thinking we’re crazy to provide virtualization live migration and high availability at no cost. Well, I wish we could say… Read more

Get Virtual NOW: FREE Hyper V Server 2008 R2 RC

   In addition to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 RC, Microsoft also announced the public availability of Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 RC (the stand-alone Hypervisor based product) this week. Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 RC is a bare metal hyper Visor without the Operating System, and Its FREE download from Microsoft.com So… 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

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