Thanks for attending part 2 of the webcast series and talking about how to pick the right systems to be virtualized. A huge thank you to Kevin Remde and Harold Wong for their help on the webcast! Thank you to everyone for asking a lot of great questions, if you need any more information please comment! My teammates are presenting several other parts but I will see you again at part 10 on 02/13/2009, TechNet Webcast: Using Presentation Virtualization.
Question: Is there or will there be a of new version of the VirtualPC compatible with the HYPER-V for Vista x64 or Widnows 7 x64? Answer: I don't know of any plans for that. However a great thing is that the .vhd file is the same format. This makes moving a Hyper-V created machine to Virtual PC fairly straight forward, however you need to be aware of problems around the around hardware layer in the .vhd.
Question: Where can I get more information on solution accelerators? Answer: The Solution Accelerators are found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/solutionaccelerators/default.aspx
Question: Will MAP provide Small Business Server 2003/2008 assessments and recommendations? Answer: Not specifically for SBS. You can still use the information collected, though, to help you make your own determinations.
Question: After virtualization can I use the tool to confirm the right placement of the VM? Answer: Yes you can. It is just a matter or re-running the tool and then look at to see if you need to migrate the VPC’s
Question: Is it possible to have a guest OS run x64 on Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1? Answer: No. Virtual Server can't host 64-bit virtual machines. Hyper-V can.
Question: Can you use the tool to evaluate machines on different networks? Answer: Yes, you can find more information on the underlying technology here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc297229.aspx
Question: Can SCOM and SCCM, data be leveraged by MAP? Answer: Not that I am aware of, MAP performs its own data collection.