Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Beta


Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 is the free virtualization server OS from Microsoft. It is NOT Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V. To understand the (important) differences, see http://www.microsoft.com/servers/hyper-v-server/default.mspx.

That being said, the Beta of Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is now available at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e464e255-cdd5-44b2-84e6-3233eae3f356

What’s new?

1. Failover Clustering and Live Migration

2. Processor and memory upgrades: up to 32-cores and 1TB of RAM

3. Hyper-V Configuration Utility

Comments (2)

  1. Simone says:

    :-O

    Hyper-V Server v2 will have Failover Clustering Feature?

  2. Anonymous says:

    As you might recall Hyper-V Server 2008 is a further Hyper-V optimized version of a Server Core installations