Cristian Edwards

A piece of virtualization with Hyper-V and SCVMM

Cristian Edwards

  • Hyper-V BPA HTML report

      Hello again and happy 2011. Coming back from holidays I’ve decided to contribute to the community with one useful Powershell script to parse Hyper-V BPA reports on HTML. You can run it with Powershell on Full or Server Core. Don’t forget to run...
  • Hyper-V Integration Components version list table

      Would you want to know what version of Hyper-V are you running right now? This is a table to make a fast relationship between your current VMBUS.SYS version and the corresponding Hyper-V level. Remember to upgrade the ICs of your VMs after applying...
  • August Hyper-V Rollup Package (kb 2264080)

      Yesterday the Hyper-V Product Team announced a handy Hyper-V Rollup update which includes the fix for 3 issues. This update will help us to simplify our hosts maintenance tasks. On the same KB you will find individual references to each fix and...
  • Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

      As you already know, the product group announced the Dynamic Memory feature for Hyper-V with the SP1 release. Here you will find several links with information about how the new functionality works. Part 1: Dynamic Memory announcement . This blog...
  • Hyper-V Networking posts list

    During my last 2 years working with Hyper-V I’ve done hundred of searches on the web looking for any kind of information about Networking, Storage, Clustering, server core…. Finally I’ve decided to compile my favorites on one place starting with the Hyper...
  • P2V with SCVMM & VS2005 to Hyper-V Slides

    Hello again, Today I am starting to share with you some presentations that I’ve done during the last year for our Spanish customers. The presentations are in Spanish but feel free to contact me if you need a translated version. P2V with SCVMM presentation...
  • Live Migration fail and source node reboot on AMD processor servers

    Recently i found several customers that are running Hyper-V R2 under AMD Family 10h processors and they experienced server reboots on the source host that start the migration. There isn’t any information on the event viewer or any dump cause the root...
  • Hyper-V R2 Best Practice Analyzer

    At the end of April, the product team announced another tool to make our life easier when doing diagnostics for Hyper-V R2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977238 After the package installation you will find on Server Manager (Hyper-V Section) the BPA...
  • New Core Configurator 2.0 for Windows Server Core Lover's

    Yesterday was published a useful tool for common administration task on Server Core. The name of the tool is CoreConfigurator and is the second version of the tool with more features and improved UI. You can download it for free from codeplex http://www...
  • Monitoring Hyper-V on Server Core using logman

    If you are trying to monitor Hyper-V performance and your servers are Server Core you have many options to capture data. The most easiest way is to use perfmon remotely and define a counter set with Hyper-V related counters.Unfortunately sometimes it...
  • Checking Integration Components version on Hyper-V RTM

    One important point to guarantee a good performance of our virtual machines, is to validate that they have installed the lastest version of the “Integration Components”. If we must validate the version in one or two machines we can do it checking the...
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 RTM on Technet and MSDN

    Bueno, para aquellos que dispongan de una subscripción de Technet o de MSDN ya pueden descargarse la versión final del Service Pack 2 para Windows Server 2008 y Windows VISTA. Podréis encontrarlo en el siguente enlace y podréis evitaros tener que instalar...
  • Hyper-V Hotfixes List

      In order to avoid known problems during Hyper-V deployments I really encourage you to apply these updates to your environments Hyper-V V1 Hotfixes list http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430893.aspx Hyper-V R2 Hotfixes list http://technet...
  • My first blog

    Good for all those who visit my blog for the first time. This is my christening on blogging with the simple aim of sharing a little knowledge and opinion about something that for years attracted my attention. Virtualization. For reasons of fate I am immersed...
  • Mi Primer blog / My first blog

    Good for all those who visit my blog for the first time. This is my christening on blogging with the simple aim of sharing a little knowledge and opinion about something that for years attracted my attention. Virtualization. For reasons of fate I am immersed...