Just an update on this post to provide you with the Windows Server “8” Beta Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster.

 

It can be downloaded from :

 

http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/6/9/F6932D74-4ADD-4366-B2BE-22CE4D94E54F/Windows%20Server%20“8”%20Beta%20Hyper-V%20Component%20Architecture%20Poster.pdf

 

Kindest regards,

 

João Ribeiro

 

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Hello,

 

Since the developer preview specs have been changed for Hyper-V in the Windows 8 Beta.

  • 1 TB of memory on a virtual machine (up from 512 GB in the Windows Server “8” Developer Preview Build)
  • 64 TB of virtual disk size (up from 16 TB in the Windows Server “8” Developer Preview Build)
  • Support for various Emulex Fiber Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) inbox

 

Support for various SR-IOV drivers added inbox

  • 64 nodes in a failover cluster

 

Improved inbox monitoring experience for Hyper-V Replica

  • Simpler view for replication statistics and health, for a virtual machine

 

Security improvements

  • Ability to group primary servers into a trust zone at the Replica server level
  • Usability improvements
  • Simplified wizard for enabling replication
  • Easier to authorize a cluster of primary servers to replicate

 

More details and screenshots can be found in :

 

Bink.nu | What’s new Windows 8 beta Hyper-V - Bink.nu
http://bink.nu/news/what-s-new-windows-8-beta-hyper-v.aspx

Kindest regards,

 

João Ribeiro