Have a say on the future of System Center

The System Center leadership team is looking to hear from you on the challenges you face with your Management tools and where you would like to see us invest going forward. We put together a short survey to gather your feedback and an option to join a discussion panel around this topic. We are counting… Read more

Application Management Track on Building Clouds

Kurt Scherer from the VMM Team here, I wanted to bring attention to some awesome work around Service Templates in VMM. Over on the Building Clouds Blog, there have been a few recent posts that you should definitely check out. First, Jim Britt has released a series of blog posts around the deployment of a… Read more

SCVMM 2012: An Explanation of Scale In and Scale Out for a Service

Hi everyone, Biddappa Berera here, and today I’d like to talk about the scaling of services deployed to hostgroups and private clouds in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012. A service in VMM 2012 is a logical grouping of virtual machines that the user can manage as a single entity. Each service is backed with… Read more

Updating Services in SCVMM 2012

Hi everyone, Alaks Sevugan here, and today I’m going to talk about updating your Services.  We have already seen how image based composition makes deployment a breeze, however most of you probably deploy an application once – so the real power in composition is derived from how services are maintained and updated. Update Process Let’s… Read more

Overview of a Service in SCVMM 2012

Hi everyone, my name is Alaks Sevugan (Senior SCVMM Program Manager) and today I’d like to go over the concept of Services in SCVMM 2012.  A Service is the deployed instance of a collection of Virtual machines with applications, OS roles and features that work together for providing a Service to the end customers (e.g…. Read more