The Storage Calculator and Virtualization Support

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v17.2 of the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator was released yesterday with a number of bug fixes, however it’s not the bug fixes that I’d like to call out, it’s the virtualization support added two releases ago in case you missed it.   When designing for virtual workloads the general guidance has been […]

Exchange 2010 Live Migrations now supported

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  Microsoft now supports Live Migrations for Exchange 2010 SP1 as well as clustered VM hosts, while the below speaks specifically to Hyper-V everything on the approved list of hypervisors will be supported as well, quoting from the announcement: The updated support guidance applies to any hardware virtualization vendor participating in the Windows Server Virtualization […]

Enable Windows Power Saving features while running HyperV on Windows 2008 R2

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Running  HyperV on my laptop as my preferred hypervisor is enabled by using Server 2008 R2 as my laptops primary operating system, however, the caveat is that all power management features are automatically disabled. Hyper-V management services have a base dependency on a driver service known as HVBOOT. HVBOOT is a driver and as such […]