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...my collection of random musings, information and opinions...

September, 2010

  • Tweaking CPU Core Parking

    I’ve done a lot of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V related presentations over the last two years and this topic always seems to generate a few questions. It's a great feature, but a little obscure and reliable information can be hard to find...
  • Booting Hyper-V R2 From USB

    Didn’t think you could boot Hyper-V from a USB? Well, you can. Yeah, kinda snuck up on me too – I knew this was a feature request but it fell off my radar as it’s not something that I’ve had a need for and quite frankly, no...
  • Microsoft VDI Reference Architecture Resources

    I’ve been getting a number of requests for these types of resources. So, I thought I’d aggregate everything I know about in a single spot. If you know of others, please let me know and I’ll include them in this list. RDS Architecture...
  • Microsoft Partners – Check Out the New MPN Transition Tool

    With all the changes to the Microsoft Partner Network, the MPN team created the new “Transition Tool” to help you (our Partners) through this process.  This is the tool that you will want to use to better understand what you need to do to prepare...
  • ESX vs Hyper-V Footprint War…

    I attended a hypervisor compete session at VMWorld this week and saw this topic come up yet again. Can we please put the ‘footprint war’ to rest already? VMware's claim was that since the ESX hypervisor is smaller than Hyper-V (it’s...