How to configure SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Service Pack 1

Hello I am Dipti Goyal and I am a part of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Team. System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012) Service Pack 1 can now be configured with SQL 2012 Availability Groups and I am summarizing that process below. Availability Groups Availability groups are set of failover partners (a.k.a…. Read more

System Center 2012 SP1 Beta downloadable evaluation VHDs Now Available

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta – Installable Bits (if you want to do that instead of VMs) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34607 App Controller – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34781 Operations Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34780 Orchestrator – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34778 Service Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34777 Virtual Machine Manager –… Read more

Announcing two new Solution Accelerator beta programs for System Center products

The Solution Accelerators team has started two new beta programs focused on tools, automation, and knowledge for System Center products. One program will provide Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) service templates and a SCVMM add-in to help you discover them. The other program will provide datacenter automation for private clouds using System Center Orchestrator. Datacenter automation… Read more

Now Available – System Center Virtual Machine Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta

Virtual Machine Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34779 Orchestrator – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34778 System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34607 App Controller – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34781 Operations Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34780 Service Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34777  … Read more

MMS 2013 Dates Announced!

We’re happy to announce that MMS will return to Las Vegas, NV, April 8-12, 2013! In order to be one of the first to know about the opening of MMS 2013 registration, send mail to mmsnotfy@microsoft.com to subscribe to MMS News & Updates. http://www.mms-2012.com/headlines/details/34ddda43-7b11-e211-84a1-001ec953730b… Read more

Information on support by Virtual Machine Manager for Windows Server 2012

We’ve had a couple of questions around support by Virtual Machine Manager for Windows Server 2012 so I wanted to post a quick update to let you all know where to find the information you’re looking for. For full information on what’s supported for each release, check these links: VMM 2008 R2: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc764213.aspx System Center… Read more