Build your own cloud

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Why build your own? Do you need your own? What if you do? And you want to build it on Hyper-V ? If you don’t think that Hyper-V is that mature, then consider that Hyper-V adoption is up by 12%. Virtualisation is the cornerstone to rapid provisioning of cloud based systems, and the talk on […]

Windows 2008 R2 RTM Code downloadable right now

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As I write this I’m downloading Windows 2008 R2 RTM from TechNet. Both MSDN and TechNet now carry RTM code, and I’m super excited to be upgrading my notebook from RC to RTM. In case you didn’t read right there, I’ve been running the x64 edition of the release candidate on my HP mobile Workstation […]

Hyper What?

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I’ve encountered a fair amount of confusion around Hyper-V and what you need to obtain Hyper-V. Hyper-V is available as a Role inside Server 2008, however it is ALSO available as a stand alone Hyper Visor platform without a surrounding Host OS GUI. Have a look at http://www.microsoft.com/servers/hyper-v-server/how-to-get.mspx for download locations and comparisons between the […]

Windows 2008 R2 – More

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If you like my last blog post on the Active Directory Recycle Bin feature in Windows 2008 R2, then Aviraj Ajgekar’s blog is for you. Avijar writes on Windows 2008 topics such as the Recycle bin, Offline Domain joins, Hyper-V in R2 etc. You may want to check out the rest of his blog as […]

TechNet "How Do I?" Videos

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The TechNet "How Do I?" Videos represent a huge amount of work on various topics, covering everything from Exchange, to Fore Front, OCS, PowerShell, Active Directory, Windows Server, Hyper-V and more. They certainly are worth a browse and you may even find me on one or two of them ;). Have a look at them […]

Announcing Windows Server 2008 R2!

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So many blogs, so little time, yet this one caught my eye this morning, from the Windows Server Division WebLog. Checkout the Clustering updates and Hyper-V migration as standard in R2. Something to keep an eye on is the reviewers guide www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008r2 which will be updated regularly as features are released. This space is seriously […]

Hyper-V 2.0 Feature overview

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I love Bink.nu and Hypervoria ! Yesterday Hypervoria.com reported on Hyper-V 2.0 with new features that encroach onto VMware territory in a big way, however there a few features I’m really loving at this stage: Live Migration The most anticipated is of course Live Migration: moving running VM’s from one host to another without interruption […]

HyperVoria.com

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Steven Bink of Bink.nu launched HyperVoria about three days ago. It contains news, article and blog post from all over the net on Hyper-V. Quoting the original post: So if you are planning, piloting or deploying Hyper-V, please visit to http://HyperVoria.com, have a look around and join the first Hyper-V community, be sure to subscribe […]