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Get started with Virtualization in Windows Server 2008
There has been some buzz last week about the Virtualization (codename “Viridian”) features of Windows Server 2008 RC0. The virtualization team posted a FAQ and a step-by-step guide to get you started. Also read how eWeek reviewed it.
1 Oct 2007
Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2 turned out as the most cost effective solution for Amila
Amila is a Senior Support Engineer working for Ridgecrest Asia Pvt Ltd in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is responsible for the entire network system and directly report to the CEO. Ridgecrest is a software development company for the financial sector and they are currently running one major project for optimization...
28 Jun 2009
Virtualization for consolidation and easier management
When I go to Malaysia I always try to connect with ELITE , the IT Pro Community over there. One of the guys I have gotten to know is Tee and he has lately been working with a Windows Server 2008 project within the IT Pro Momentum program. He works as an IT consultant in Solid Frontier Sdn Bhd. For this...
18 Mar 2008
A few weeks ago I saw a really cool demo around virtualization in Longhorn Server. Now the guy made it publicly available for you to watch. The demo shows you how Windows Server Virtualization runs on a Server Core installation that is managed remotely from another Windows Server Longhorn computer. You...
5 Mar 2007
TechNet and MSDN running Hyper-V
With RC1 of Hyper-V now released it’s getting closer to the final RTM. But already now we have migrated our worldwide TechNet and MSDN sites so they run Hyper-V RC0. You might know we have this concept of “eating our own dog food” and to run these two heavily traffic sites on RC0 is a good proof point...
26 May 2008
Free Virtualization E-Book
MS Press is right now offering a free E-Book on Virtualization Solutions like Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, Application Virtualization and much more. Download it here .
10 Feb 2009
Why go green with virtualization?
If you're interested in going green with virtualization you should check out the new Hyper-Green web site. Or maybe it's even better if you're not yet convinced that this is the way to go. On the site you can calculate how much you can spend and play around with different number of servers, electricity...
24 Nov 2008
System Center Virtual Machine Manager is released!
System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) was released yesterday, read the announcement here . This is an administration tool for your virtual servers that give you an easy centralized way to manage all your virtual machine. Internally at Microsoft we used this tool since Beta 2 to manage 1224 on...
7 Sep 2007
Virtual PC 2007 is availible
Virtualization is a hot topic for many when we try to consolidate servers or just set up a good test environment. Virtual PC is one part of that puzzle and last week we released VPC 2007. The main difference from the previous version is the support for Vista both as a guest and host operating system...
21 Feb 2007
Green Computing in Singapore
You have to check out this video that Dennis created on Green Computing and how Hyper-V can help you be environmentally friendly. More information on Green Computing on Dennis blog and in the TechNet magazine .
18 Jun 2008
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Tool available
Migrating to a new platform like Windows Server 2008 is of course a big step but to help you on this journey we now have a Beta release of a tool that can help you. Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) tool can help you to conduct network-wide assessment and determine the readiness for migration to...
26 Dec 2007
If you are interested in virtualization and what’s happening in that area today and tomorrow there’s some videos available now that describes different parts of Windows Server Virtualization , codename “Viridian”. Virtualization in Windows Server Application and Presentation Virtualization NPIV...
6 Aug 2007
Free Virtualization eLearning and eBook
Make sure you use this offer to access a free 400+ pages eBook around Microsoft's virtualization strategy, not only Hyper-V but also Desktop and Application Virtualization. Download " Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions - From the Dektop to the Datacenter " now. There is also a...
18 Dec 2008
Virtualization video on Edge
Back in March I blogged about Tee who did a project around Virtualization within the IT Pro Momentum program. I also went to visit his customer in JB to record an interview about the project. Check it out below. Virtualization in Malaysia I talked to Tee last week and he mentioned that the customer...
10 Nov 2008
Windows Server 2008 RC0 available
The first Release Candidate of Windows Server 2008 is now available! This is a big step towards the final release early next year. And for all of you who are curious of what we will offer around virtualization, now is your chance to try it out. Included in RC0 is the first public CTP of Windows Server...
25 Sep 2007
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