Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

June, 2008

  • SCVMM 2008 beta (Update for Hyper-V RC1)

    If you go to https://connect.microsoft.com the update that allows SCVMM to work with Hyper-V RC1 is now available Update for SCVMM 2008 Beta - (You can access this from the downloads page). Install this update to enable Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Beta...
  • Performance tuning WS08 and Hyper-V

    If you want to and who wouldn't...take a look at the new Windows Server 2008 Tuning guide . Head down to page 58 for the Hyper-V section. This is been available for a few days but as a couple of people have asked me for this guidance recently - here you...
  • MAP 3.1 beta with Hyper-V support

    The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (or MAP) is the next-generation version of the agent-less assessment platform from Microsoft. In this new version, MAP has expanded its capabilities into assessment areas of Hyper-V server virtualization,...
  • Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Beta has been updated

    I'm sure you've already subscribed, if not....   System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008; System Center Operations Manager 2007; Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 We are pleased to announce that the Infrastructure Planning and Design...
  • TechNet Webcast: Managing Hyper-V Virtual Machines with WMI and Windows

    TechNet Webcast: Managing Hyper-V Virtual Machines with WMI and Windows PowerShell (Level 300) Event ID: 1032381324 Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Overview Before the beta release of Microsoft System Center Virtual...
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and BitLocker Drive Encryption

    BitLocker allows as you know Operating System boot and disk drive encryption. How you can use this for Hyper-V and virtual machines is documented in this white paper here       Technorati Tags: Hyper-V , virtualization
  • Hyper-V !

    http://blogs.technet.com/stbnewsbytes/archive/2008/06/26/it-s-here-windows-server-2008-hyper-v-is-available-for-download.aspx NeedI say more, but of course you know this already :-) Also: http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2008/06/26...
  • Environment

    This web site has recently gone live http://www.microsoft.com/environment/ - there is lots of great content - basically a one stop shop for all things environmental.     Technorati Tags: Green IT