Microsoft Virtualization Resources
November 2011 - January 2012

You can find this resource document online (with live hyperlinks) at:
http://aka.ms/VirtInfo

John’s Blog: “Stories, Information, and random thoughts”: http://blogs.technet.com/b/jweston

Kevin’s Blog: “Full of I.T.”: http://aka.ms/FullOfIT

Technical Question E-mails:

John Weston – John.Weston@microsoft.com

Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com

Positive Feedback E-mails to our boss: Nathan Hancock –

Nathan.Hancock@microsoft.com

IMPORTANT Software Evaluations
Get ‘em here: http://aka.ms/Evaluations

"WAG" = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn):
With Subgroups for user groups by geography – http://aka.ms/WAG

Future Live, In-Person Event Information:
TechNet Events (for IT Pros): http://www.TechNetEvents.com
MSDN Events (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com
Session Slides: http://aka.ms/FY12H1Remde

Microsoft Virtualization: On Your Terms
Windows Virtualization Home - http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization

Hyper-V getting Started Guide -

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732470(WS.10).aspx

Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started with Hyper-V (download)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=BCAA9707-0228-4860-B088-DD261CA0C80D&displaylang=en

Case Study: Target Corporation

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-Server-2008-R2-Datacenter/Target-Corporation/Large-Retailer-Relies-on-a-Virtual-Solution-to-Deliver-Optimal-Shopping-Experience/4000009407

Case Study: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=4000006711

Virtual Machines and Supported Guest Operating Systems

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794868(WS.10).aspx

Microsoft server software and supported virtualization environments

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957006

Bing it: “Managing Hyper-V with WMI” / “Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell”

http://www.bing.com/search?q=Managing+Hyper-V+with+WMI
http://www.bing.com/search?q=Managing+Hyper-V+with+PowerShell

Hyper-V Security Guide - http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=16650

The TechNet Virtualization Scenario Hub -

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/default.aspx

Virtualization Community Resources - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/cc150662

Virtualization Resources in the TechNet Library

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-ie/library/cc165455(en-us).aspx

Windows Virtualization Team Blog - http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization

VMware Compare: Project Virtual Reality Check - http://www.virtualrealitycheck.net

VMware Compare: Enterprise Strategy Group http://www.enterprisestrategygroup.com/2010/07/microsoft-hyper-v-r2-scalable-native-server-virtualization-for-the-enterprise/ and

http://www.infostor.com/index/articles/display/5976242552/articles/infostor/esg-lab-review/2010/july-2010/microsoft-hyper-v.html

“VMLimited” Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hewedqvSWaI

Microsoft Virtualization: From the Metal Up

The Private Cloud Home Page - http://www.microsoft.com/privatecloud

The National Institute of Standards and Techology (NIST) Definition of Cloud Computing

http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-145/SP800-145.pdf

Microsoft’s Definition of Private Cloud
http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization/en/us/private-cloud.aspx

Microsoft Virtual Academy - http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com

Microsoft Cloud Home Page – http://www.microsoft.com/cloud

Online Services - http://www.microsoft.com/online/

Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services (The Datacenter People)

http://www.globalfoundationservices.com/

Hyper-V Cloud Deployment Guides - http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization/en/us/private-cloud-get-started.aspx

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 – http://www.microsoft.com/scvmm

SCVMM Self-Service Portal (SSP) 2.0 SP1 - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=205827

System Center 2012 Evaluation Download Center
http://www.microsoft.com/click/services/Redirect2.ashx?CR_CC=200069535

SCVMM Team Blog - http://blogs.technet.com/scvmm