Ah, no more setting up internal demo enviroments worrying about if it’ll be up once you’re going to demo it. No more worrying about “colleagues” reconfiguring stuff while your busy preparing slides. Now Microsoft launches virtual machines in Azure, and you can connect those to your internal environment too.… Read the rest
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Posts Tagged ‘Hyper-V’
At the moment there are lots of stuff happening, both in our industry and at home.
This week I’ve started programming PowerShell seriously, trying to convert an “advanced” script to PowerShell since it’s supposed to be fewer lines of code. I bet it is, once you get past the initial irritation… Like why can’t I set the error message that validateset throws?… Read the rest
When setting up demos, labs or just showing customers how to do various stuff in Hyper-V / Server Core / Windows sometimes things get screwed up. Or you need to disable/enable something that’s been turned on/off. In Core this can of course be a challenge, and I’ve lately run across a few different utilities and built in commands that might help you get through your 8 hours with slightly less hassle.… Read the rest
If you’re using Hyper-V in a cluster you’ve might have noticed the CPU compability checkbox in the properties of the virtual machine.
This checkbox is there to make sure that the oldest CPU wins in terms of CPU instructions, making the newer instructions invisible for the VM and hence all is compatible.… Read the rest
Spent the last two days setting up a solution at a customer together with Mattias Olausson from Callista. Our customer wants automatic testing of the nightly builds of their software, a task managed manually until now.
Yey, today is Geek Pride Day, which is celebrated by all geeks/nerds around the world. According to Wikipedia:
“Geek Pride Day is an initiative which claims the right of every person to be a nerd or a geek. It has been celebrated on May 25 since 2006, celebrating the premiere of the first Star Wars movie in 1977.… Read the rest
Microsoft has released a new Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) for Hyper-V which will help you either plan your setup or check your existing configuration and wether it’s supported. You can find it over at Microsoft download center.
Here are some other interesting reading on the Hyper-V topic also:
Setting up XenDesktop on Hyper-V without PXE
Inventory VM’s on Hyper-V
Ben Armstrong, Virtual PC Guy
Hyper-V failover clustering options
NetApp best practices guide on file system alignment
Disaster recovery for Hyper-V snapshots
Some useful Hyper-V posts
http://www.aidanfinn.com/?p=10525… Read the rest
As a feature available in early versions of R2, dynamic memory is one of the things I’ve missed the most in Hyper-V. And obviously I’m not the only one because now Microsoft announces that it’s time to implement it. This means more VM’s on your hosts and soon the “you can’t overcommit memory like you can in VmWare”-days are over.… Read the rest
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