(Virtually) Everything You Need to Know About Hyper-V


Following on from my post last year on general virtualisation resources, here is a similar one just for Hyper-V.  Enjoy!



Note:  Thanks to my colleague, Tushar, who sent some of these links around to our team recently.



Official Hyper-V Web Sites



Hyper-V Homepage


Hyper-V TechCenter


Getting Started with Hyper-V



Top Ten Reasons to Adopt Hyper-V (.docx)


Key Hyper-V Features


Hyper-V FAQ


Hyper-V Release Notes


Hyper-V Step-by-Step Guide: Getting Started


Hyper-V Documents and Articles



Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Technical Overview (.docx)


Hyper-V Step-by-Step Guide: Testing Hyper-V and Failover Clustering



Solution Accelerator Guide: Windows Server Virtualization


Solution Accelerator Guide: Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology


Microsoft Assessment and Planning Tool


Virtualization and Consolidation with Hyper-V


Hyper-V Installed Help


Quick Migration with Hyper-V (.doc)


Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and BitLocker Drive Encryption (.docx)


Configuring Hyper-V for Windows Essential Business Server (.pdf)


Virtualisation and Licensing



Windows Server System Licensing for Virtualization Scenarios


Licensing without Hyper-V


Your Ultimate Quick Reference Resource for Licensing and Pricing (.pdf)


Hyper-V Programming and Scripting



Virtualization WMI Provider


Hyper-V Training and Webcasts



Webcasts


Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V


Exam 70-652: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring


Hyper-V Related Blogs



Virtual PC Guy's WebLog


John Howard - Hyper-V and virtualization blog


Rob Larson's blog


Virtual Varia


Virtualisation Team Blog


Miscellaneous



Hyper-V Capable Server Hardware


Hyper-V Discussion Forum


Virtualisation Solution Center


Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit


Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008


System Center Virtual Machine Manager


Windows Server 2008 Evaluation Virtual Hard Drive Images (for Hyper-V)


Msdn Technet Powered By Hyper V (.docx)


Infrastructure Planning and Design


Windows Server Virtualization Technologies


Hyper-V Knowledge Base Articles



949222 - Virtual machines that were created on the beta version of the Hyper-V role do not start after the Hyper-V role is updated to a later version


950050 - Description of the update for the release version of the Hyper-V technology for Windows Server 2008


950792 - When you try to enable, disable, or update Hyper-V technology, the process stops responding


951636 - Description of the Hyper-V Language Pack for Windows Server 2008


952627 - Description of the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Management Tools update for the release version of Hyper-V


953828 - The NLB host does not converge as expected on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtual machines


954279 - You are not prompted for credentials after you receive an "Access Denied" error message when you try to connect to a virtual machine from the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V MMC snap-in


954280 - Error message when you try to export a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that uses Hyper-V: "An error occurred while attempting to export the virtual machine"


954281 - After you install Windows 2000 on a virtual machine that is running on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that uses Hyper-V technology, you can only create a maximum startup disk that is 127 GB


954282 - The VMBus device does not load on a virtual machine that is running on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that has Hyper-V installed


954283 - You experience issues after you install Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Integration Services on a Vista Home Premium virtual machine or a Vista Home Basic virtual machine


954356 - After you deploy a Sysprep prepared image, the Hypervisor layer service does not start automatically in Windows Server 2008


954357 - Error message when you use Vmconnect.exe to connect to a virtual machine in Windows Server 2008: "A connection will not be made because credentials may not be sent to the remote computer."


954358 - Virtual Hard Disk (.vhd file) contents may be accessed by all users after you mount the file as a loopback device in Windows Server 2008


954958 - Guest operating systems that are supported on a Hyper-V virtual machine host

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