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Join us for a free hands on training on Windows Server 2012
Register for the next IT Camps! Microsoft offers free technical resources to help you be successful in today’s evolving IT environment. Don’t miss the opportunity to elevate your skills by learning more...
23 Oct 2012
Dive into the summer with TechNet : Microsoft Virtualization Technology (Part 2)
We kicked off the TechNet Summer 3 weeks ago where we invited you to dive into the Microsoft Virtualization Technology (Part 1) and Desktop Deployment. Now it's time for the 3rd topic: Microsoft Virtualization Technology (Part 2) Microsoft has a virtualization strategy that will help you virtualize...
4 Aug 2011
Get skilled up on Microsoft’s Cloud technologies at your own pace and at no cost with Microsoft Virtual Academy
Looking for a simple, effective way to get the skills and training you needed to take advantage of the opportunity Cloud computing offers IT professionals? The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers no-cost, easy-access training for IT professionals who want to get ahead in cloud computing. MVA guides you...
9 Jun 2011
Updated Requirements and Limits for Virtual Machines and Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2
Last week during the VDI day I still mentioned that we only supported 64 virtual machines running on a clustered Hyper-V infrastructure. Well we’ve changed the support limits of virtual machines running in a clustered environment towards 1000 VM’s per cluster and still a max of 384 VM’s on each node...
15 Jun 2010
VDI Day Sessions online
Last week we organized a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure day together with Citrix. We’ve published the sessions onto TechNet Edge . Session 1: VDI Day: Citrix & Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Strategy In this session we will guide you through the desktop virtualization strategy and show...
13 Jun 2010
New White Paper: High Performance SQL Server Workloads on Hyper-V
This new white paper discuss how you can run SQL server workloads on our Hyper-V (R2) infrastructure. The tests in this white paper demonstrate that Hyper-V provides the performance and scalability needed to run SQL Server workloads in consolidation scenarios. As an example, the following diagram compares...
28 May 2010
Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0 – Now in Beta Release!
VMST 3.0 helps customers more effectively—and safely—manage the workflow of updating their offline virtualization environment. Using VMST 3.0, customers can now service: · Offline virtual machines in a SCVMM library. · Stopped and saved state virtual machines on a host. · Virtual machine templates. ...
6 May 2010
Manage your Virtualized infrastructure with System Center Essentials 2010
I often get the question if you can use System Center Essentials 2010 (SCE) to manage your Virtual Infrastructure. The answer depends on how many virtual machines you want to manage today and in the future. SCE 2010 includes Virtual Machine management but only a subset of the capabilities of System Center...
12 Apr 2010
TechDays: New session about Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX
There was still one session in the IT Pro track that I could not disclose because the announcement was not made yet. But now that we announced the Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX capabilities in SP1 I can disclose the following session: Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and NEW SP1 features! In this session...
28 Mar 2010
Do you want to know how Microsoft IT does Virtualization?
Come to the TechDays 2010 and attend the following session: Virtualization in Microsoft IT Lessons learned in 5 years of implementing Microsoft’s virtualization platform and System Center Virtual Machine Manager, driving from 5 pilot Virtual Server 2005 hosts to 1100 virtualization hosts with 7000 Hyper...
18 Feb 2010
Download the PowerShell Management module for Hyper-V
The PowerShell management module for Hyper-V contains about 100 cmdlets that will let you manage your Hyper-V infrastructure by using scripts. Out of the box you can only manage this through WMI and we all know that WMI is not so user friendly. The PowerShell module is available onto codeplex
2 Feb 2010
Get trained with the TechNet “Get Ready” sessions
Get Ready Sessions are 1 day level 200-300 technical trainings given by top level speakers, generally acknowledged as experts in their field. The sessions are organized by Microsoft Partners, more specifically Certified Partners Learning Solutions (CPLS), warranting a high quality learning experience...
14 Jan 2010
Offline Virtual Machine Servicing tool 2.1
The Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.1 has free, tested guidance and automated tools to help customers keep their virtualized machines updated, without introducing vulnerabilities into their IT infrastructure. The tool combines the Windows Workflow programming model with the Windows...
18 Dec 2009
Hyper-V Technical Information and Resources on TechNet
Are you looking for Technical information to help you with your Hyper-V Infrastructure? We have quite a lot of resources available to help you with: Planning Installation Guidance Best Practices Deployment Pre-Deployment Tools Management Performance Workload Specific...
10 Dec 2009
TechNet Event: Learn how to use Virtualization from the Desktop to the Datacenter
TechNet Event: Learn how to use Virtualization from the Desktop to the Datacenter Using products that span the desktop to the data center, you can bring capacities online in real-time, as needed; streamline and provision applications, services and data on-demand; accelerate backup and recovery, and enhance...
31 Oct 2009
Updated virtualization guides: Windows Server Virtualization and System Center Virtual Machine Manager.
Updated virtualization guides: Windows Server Virtualization and System Center Virtual Machine Manager. These guides, updated to reflect the features and functionalities of Windows Server® 2008 R2 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, outline the critical infrastructure design elements that...
29 Sep 2009
How Quest Workspace adds value to Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and VDI
In this session you will learn about how Quest vWorkspace adds value to Microsoft Remote Desktops Services (Terminal Services) as well as Microsoft VDI environments. Quest vWorkspace is the next generation solution by the Quest Desktop Virtualization Group for provisioning, deploying, and managing enterprise...
26 May 2009
Microsoft Virtualization User Group Meeting – May 28th
The Belgian Microsoft Virtualization User Group organizes their second get together on May 28th and will talk about following topics: Hyper-V scripting (Part2) - PowerShell So, you want to Script Hyper-V ? After the April session where we discussed WMI and Hyper-v, you can come to this session and...
19 May 2009
What’s coming in SCVMM 2008 R2 (RC)?
While SCVMM 2008 R2 is still in Beta the team is quietly working on improvements for the Release Candidate. There are some great new features coming up: Storage Migration where you will be able to migrate the storage of a VM within the same host or towards a new host. There will be some downtime...
16 May 2009
Microsoft Mythbusters: Top 10 VMWare Myths
Microsoft Mythbusters: Top 10 VMware Myths
3 Apr 2009
Free E-Learning Collection on Virtualization
This newly-released collection offers a comprehensive introduction to the Microsoft suite of Virtualization products. Collection 6333 includes four two-hour clinics, covering Hyper-V and Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, and Microsoft Application Virtualization...
20 Feb 2009
Red Hat will be supported on Hyper-V
Today we already support running SUSE Linux on our Hyper-V platform but some customers asked us for more. They wanted to have support for Red Hat as well, now for all these customers we have some good news. Microsoft and Red Hat recently signed agreements to test and validate our server operating systems...
16 Feb 2009
Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Beta released
We just release Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Beta the next version of Hyper-V Server which is our Standalone Hypervisor based Server Virtualization offering. The Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 contains additional functionality compared to the Hyper-V Server. We’ve included the following capabilities: Failover...
12 Jan 2009
Hyper-V: Virtual Machine Bus cannot find enough resources
A few weeks ago my colleague installed Hyper-V onto her laptop and she copied one of her Virtual Machines onto this server. When she booted the server there where some issues with the virtual machine, the main issue was that the vmbus technology was not available. After a bit of troubleshooting I find...
15 Dec 2008
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Release for Beta!
Many of our customers do not know what computers are in their IT environment or what applications have been deployed. The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 3.2 Beta makes it easier for customers and partners to quickly identify what servers, workstations, and network devices are in...
29 Oct 2008
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