TechNet Wiki: How to shrink your SCVMM database (Transactional Log)

Here’s another interesting article that showed up in the TechNet Wiki yesterday, published by Microsoft Partner and MVP Leandro E. Carvalho.  This one discusses how to manage the size of your VirtualManagerDB_log: Ok, you have had your SCVMM server running for a while now, all roles and services installed on a single server. Remember that… Read more

How to move the SCVMM database to another server

You may find yourself in the position of needing to move the SCVMM database from one server to another for various reasons. For instance, this situation can occur when moving from local to remote SQL or from a stand-alone SQL server to a SQL cluster. The following instructions are provided as a guideline on how… Read more

Fixing an incomplete VM that’s stuck in the Creating state

Have you ever run into a situation where a failed P2V or other job leaves you with a VM you cannot delete?  I have and it usually ends up looking something like this: Recently we’ve had a couple of cases come in where a VM was stuck in the Creating State in the SCVMM 2008… Read more