MSCloudguy - Puneet Vig

MCSE - Private Cloud (Charter Member) , MCSA Server 2012 (Charter Member), MCITP (Charter Member) and VCP

August, 2010

  • Hyper-V and VHD Performance - Dynamic vs. Fixed (Windows Server 2008)

      The following graph shows the relative performances for a number of different scenarios (with Dynamic VHD being the baseline).   Fixed VHD always performs better than a Dynamic VHD in most scenarios by roughly 10% to 15% with the exception...
  • Storage improvements from Windows Server 2008 SP1 Hyper-V to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V

      The following table shows changes in storage.  Some of the changes are performance related like hot add of storage.  This helps performance by reducing the time it takes to add new storage.  The big things to note are increases in...
  • Virtual Machine Storage

      Three type of Virtual Hard Disk (VHD): Dynamic Disk Fixed Disk Differencing Disk Pass-Through Disk ** Fixed disk and Pass-Through Disk are highly recommended for Production. ** Maximum size of VHD: 2 TB (2040 GB) There are a total of five actions...
  • Guest Failover Clustering with VMware

      This blog discusses running a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) in a Virtual Machine (VM) on top of a VMware host.   Running a cluster in a virtualized environment is commonly referred to as "Guest Clustering".   Guest...
  • Hyper-V Performance and Benchmark

      Looking for performance data of Hyper-V servers or even VMware compete, will strike gold with this overview:   Title of Performance Materials Location of Material on public sites Hyper-V performance comparison: Microsoft Windows Server 2008...
  • Core Configurator 2.0 for Hyper-V

      If you are using Server Core in Windows Server 2008 R2, you'll know that there are always certain tasks you need to do upon installation to configure things like Network Configuration, Activation, Firewall, Windows Update, Hyper-V Settings. This...