Final scalability numbers for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

And here is the final numbers:)     Windows Server  2008 R2 Windows Server  2012 Improvement  Factor Logical Processors Per Host 64 320* 5x Physical Memory per Host 1 Terabyte 4 Terabytes* 4x Virtual Processors per Host 512 2048* 4x Virtual Machines per Host 384 1024* 2.7x         Virtual Processors per VM…

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VMWARE TO HYPER-V CONVERSION – MVMC

The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Beta Solution Accelerator is a 4 MB download that converts VMware virtual machines to Hyper-V. The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter: Provides a quick, low-risk option for VMware customers to evaluate Hyper-V Converts VMware VMs, virtual disks and configuration, (memory, virtual processor, etc.) from the source to Hyper-V Uninstalls the VMware…

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WINDOWS SERVER 8 HYPER-V BETA NEW SCALE NUMBERS

I wanted to alert you to a couple of notable scalability improvements introduced with Windows Server 8 Hyper-V Beta from the Developer Preview. I’ve highlighted the Beta scalability updates below. Windows Server 8 Beta Hyper-V Scale Metrics: 160 logical processors per host 1024 VMs per host 64 nodes per cluster 4000 VMs per cluster 32…

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WS8 Beta Hyper-V Feature Comparison

Fantastic document listing and comparing Windows Server 8 Hyper-V features against Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1,

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Customer comment on the VMware pricing/licensing/terms dance

VMware is claiming they’re doing current vSphere 4 Advanced customers a *favor* by upgrading them for “free” to the Enterprise license when they upgrade to vSphere 5, since Advanced is no longer offered. Now, despite this claim of “free upgrade”, what VMware is not talking about is that going forward, they will be charging Advanced…

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WINDOWS SERVER 8 HYPER-V OVERVIEW

In case you see didn’t this blog post from Mike Neil. http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2011/10/11/windows-server-8-hyper-v-overview.aspx

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VMware issues recall on new vSphere 5.0 UNMAP feature

Another failure for VMware!!! Symptoms When performing a Storage vMotion or a Virtual Machine Snapshot you experience poor system performance. A Storage vMotion or Virtual Machine Snapshot fails or times out Purpose VMware introduced a new feature in vSphere 5.0 called Space Reclamation, as part of VAAI Block Thin Provisioning. Space reclamation is a garbage…

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Cisco Virtual Networking for Hyper-V

Please welcome Cisco Virtual Networking for Hyper-V http://www.cisco.com/en/US/netsol/ns1154/index.html http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/ns955/ns963/solution_overview_c22-687087.html

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Windows Server 8: The Ultimate Cloud OS?

Amazing article about Windows Server 8 and how it will beat down VMware… Spare some time and read this article here Windows Server 8 ROCKS!

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