Custom Placement Rules and Availability Sets in SCVMM 2012 SP1

I’m Hilton Lange, a Software Development Engineer on the VMM team. I want to conclude my series of placement blogs by talking about the custom rules that you can configure on your VMM server to give you more control over where your VMs are deployed. In VMM 2012, we’ve given you some fairly broad tools… Read more

Managing your cluster with SCVMM 2012’s Dynamic Optimization (DO)

I’m Hilton Lange, Software Development Engineer on the VMM team, and I’d love to share with you my personal favorite feature in VMM 2012.  We’ve introduced the ability to constantly monitor and rebalance load on your clusters by using “Dynamic Optimization”.  I’d like to explain how DO works to help you understand its behavior and… Read more

TechNet Wiki: Load Balancing and Cloud Computing (SCVMM 2012)

Here’s a heads up on a nice article I found over on the TechNet Wiki today. This is another one written by MVP Kristian Nese and it talks about load balancing and cloud computing in relation to SCVMM 2012: One characteristic of cloud computing is virtualized network access to your applications/services. The point is that… Read more

Integrating Load balancers into SCVMM 2012 Beta

Hi, I am Nitin Bhat, Program Manager on the SCVMM team.  Today I am going to provide you with an overview of how to integrate a load balancer into your SCVMM 2012 Beta environment for use in deploying VMM created  services. Introduction In SCVMM 2012 Beta administrators can create IP pools that provide the capability… Read more