Creating and managing virtual hard disks

Takeaway: In this step-by-step, automated demo, expert Anil Desai shows how to create new virtual hard disks, configure virtual machine disk controllers and attach and maintain virtual hard disks. Time:16 mins

Anil Desai

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About the speaker

Anil Desai is an independent consultant and IT book author who has managed datacenter environments that support thousands of virtual machines. Anil is an MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA and a Microsoft MVP (Windows Server -- Management Infrastructure).

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    This was first published in March 2007

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