John Howard - Senior Program Manager in the Hyper-V team at Microsoft

Senior Program Manager, Hyper-V team, Windows Core Operating System Division.

August, 2009

  • Explaining the Hyper-V authorization model, part one

    Hyper-V uses a role based authorisation model for access checks. This series of articles takes a look at the model; defines the available primitives; and walks through a couple of examples. (I actually wrote most of this series many months ago – only...
  • Windows 7 RSAT final build available for download

    The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7 RTM have been released to microsoft.com. These include the Hyper-V tools for remote management of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. You can download them from http...
  • HVRemote refresh

    So after some 22,000 downloads (thank you) in the 8 months since first released, HVRemote has undergone a refresh to make it even easier to configure Hyper-V Remote Management and diagnose issues. The major change in version 0.7 is the ability to perform...
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM on Technet & MSDN

    After the Windows 7 RTM release was published last week, it was joined by Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM for Technet and MSDN subscribers this morning. Woo hoo! Have fun with Hyper-V and all the great new features and improvements. Cheers, John.
  • Windows Virtual PC Links

    A quick note to say that Windows Virtual PC has reached RC (release candidate) and is available for download . Ben has lots more information here , and I'm really pleased to see that Prasad has started a WVPC team blog where you can learn more about its...