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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?
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VHD File Set -- a file format new to Windows Server 2016 -- is helpful for IT administrators using guest clusters. Get up to speed on the basics and learn how to optimize it. Continue Reading
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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
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While Nano Servers will improve hardware consolidation, they will also challenge traditional server management practices. Continue Reading
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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
Worried about network performance in your multilayered virtual networking architecture? Microsoft is making network traffic monitoring easier with Hyper-V Port Mirroring. Continue Reading
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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
There's a lot happening behind the scenes that could be slowing Hyper-V host performance. Keeping the background activity in check can boost performance. Continue Reading