Great Technical Resources for Hyper-V: How to get started and find advanced configurations

I wanted to highlight a couple new resources that are available for Hyper-V.  The first is an amazing update to the Hyper-V Technical Information and Resources page on TechNet.  There is great information for Hyper-V including:

  • Installation Guides

  • Deployment and Performance Guidance

  • Deployment Guides

  • Planning and Pre-deployment Tools

  • Management Tools

  • Workload Specific Guides, including Sharepoint, SQL, and Exchange whitepapers

This is definitely a site to bookmark as a Hyper-V technical reference. 

Another nice resource for all the IT Pros out there is a new reference poster available for download, which covers Windows Server 2008 R2 Feature Components architecture.  Here is the Hyper-V Architecture.


The full poster includes not only the Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V architecture, but other Windows Server 2008 R2 features such as

  • Active Directory Domain Services

  • File Services

  • Internet Information Services

  • Remote Desktop Services

  • BranchCache

  • Management Interfaces

  • DirectAccess

This is a nice poster to have around to review what’s in Windows Server 2008 R2.


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