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Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server News
November 13, 2019
Expect Microsoft to continue its cloud push at its annual conference for IT pros to get more organizations moving to Azure and its Office 365 collaboration platform.
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.
Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server Get Started
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Knowing Hyper-V beyond base functions is vital to getting your money's worth out of the product. You should understand features, security, containers and PowerShell compatibility. Continue Reading
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
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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Window Server 2019 showed fewer new features than first expected, but Hyper-V admins can benefit from improved support for shielded VMs and the new Admin Center feature. Continue Reading
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
Manage Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server
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You know what happens when you assume. Don't set and forget those critical IT infrastructure services in the cloud without putting together a contingency plan. Continue Reading
Using Admin Center to deploy Hyper-V over VARs can offer admins flexibility and the ability to remotely manage servers, but the push toward cloud migration can be an issue. Continue Reading
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
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