Deploying Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on USB Flash Drive

I have shown this at presentations several times now; Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 operating from UFD. People often asked for a copy of the drive or a how-to-guide to make this work. Although totally unsupported, you can now configure a UFD with Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 yourself. See here for full details.   If you…

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The Server Virtualization host; not a pimped file and print server

Designing your virtualization host requires a lot of information; how many VM’s will it host, what are the requirements of each VM, what to reserve for the host, how much resources to include for future needs, etc. At least you need information on the VM requirements meaning you need details like memory and processor usage,…

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MAP Toolkit 5.0 CTP available now

The Solution Accelerators Team is offering customers and partners added inventory and assessment capabilities with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 Community Technical Preview (CTP).  The MAP Toolkit 5.0 CTP provides customers and partners with new features such as inventory of heterogeneous server environments; the ability to determine usage of deployed System Center…

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