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Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server News
October 20, 2015
Container technology continues to gain momentum in the data center and now Microsoft has joined in on the fun.
April 10, 2015
Microsoft continues its push for Docker, the Linux container technology, with a new Hyper-V Container tool for greater application isolation.
July 13, 2012
Citrix will add shared-nothing storage live migration to XenServer, to compete with Microsoft's Hyper-V.
July 12, 2012
Microsoft's Hyper-V growth rate in units shipped outstripped VMware's vSphere as of the first quarter of 2012, according to IDC data. But do these numbers tell the whole story?
Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server Get Started
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Windows Server skills aren't complete without these five Hyper-V skills, which range from failover clustering to storage, and remain essential for virtualization administration. Continue Reading
Secure guest VMs and OSes to ensure Hyper-V security Continue Reading
Hyper-V security is complicated, but you can set the foundation of your security strategies by following a few best practices, such as simplification and encryption. Continue Reading
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Production servers aren't the place to experiment with Microsoft's Hyper-V technology. This guide helps you build a lab tailored for a nested virtualization environment. Continue Reading
Hypervisors such as VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Hypervisor, RHV and Oracle VM Server for x86 provide value to enterprise-level data centers in different ways. Continue Reading
Microsoft developed several improvements to Hyper-V Manager in Windows Server 2016. These new Hyper-V features improve VM management with added security and flexibility options. Continue Reading
Manage Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server
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PowerShell Direct offers administrators a remoting option that does not rely on a network connection to manage Hyper-V VMs, but be sure you meet the requirements for its use. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Sysprep tool enables rapid Hyper-V VM configuration and deployment through image generalization. Use commands to speed up configuration and disaster recovery. Continue Reading
Easily monitor resource utilization for your Hyper-V VMs by first enabling the resource metering feature and then collecting data with a few PowerShell commands. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server Issues
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The manual process of enabling secure boot is time-consuming, so use PowerShell cmdlets and scripts to make it efficient to use secure boot in Hyper-V. Continue Reading
System Center Virtual Machine Manager supports multiple storage types, but it's up to the administrator to classify and provision that storage. Continue Reading
Microsoft Hyper-V BPA can help users fix unknown issues and put their environment in compliance with Microsoft best practices. Continue Reading