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  • Blog Post: Part 9 - So You Want to Get Started with Hyper-V? Start here! What’s New in R2 -- Part 2

    As I mentioned in my prior post, I split the screen cast into two parts and here’s the second part. I pick right up where I left off, so be sure to check out Part 1 first. My next post will be a demonstration of Live Migration. This session is one part of a whole series of screen casts around Hyper-V...
  • Blog Post: Part 3 - So you want to get started with Hyper-V? Start here!

    Setting up a Virtual Machine Network I’ve already created one screencast to talk about setting up a Virtual Machine on Hyper-V here , so I’m going to spend this session on Hyper-V networking. There have been a lot of questions around the networking in Hyper-V and I’m going to talk time to walk through...
  • Blog Post: Part 1 - So you want to get started with Hyper-V? Start here!

    Configuring the BIOS for Hyper-V How many times have you said “I’d love to learn how to use Hyper-V, but where do I start?” Start here! I’ve started a series on Hyper-V that begins with how to configure your server , and then moves step by step all the way through how you can setup a High Availability...
  • Blog Post: Part 8 - So You Want to Get Started with Hyper-V? Start here! What’s New in R2 -- Part 1

    I’ve upgraded to the Release Candidate of Windows Server 2008 R2 and I wanted to share a little bit of what I learned. My intent was to do two R2 sessions, one to show you everything but Live Migration and the second one to show Live Migration. As I was working through all the new features, I found that...
  • Blog Post: Part 5 - So you want to get started with Hyper-V? Start here!

    Setting up a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Cluster I spent some time in one of our Microsoft Technology Centers and was able to setup a Hyper-V cluster on some pretty impressive hardware. I had access to a Domain Controller and three servers that were running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. They...
  • Blog Post: Part 2 - So you want to get started with Hyper-V? Start here!

    Installing the Hyper-V Role This is part 2 of our discussion on setting up the Hyper-V role on your Server 2008 server. Keep in mind that Hyper-V shipped after after Server 2008 RTM’d, so you need to install the Hyper-V RTM update. I recommend you let Windows Update bring your server up to date on security...
  • Blog Post: Want help setting up Hyper-V for High Availability?

    I have a series of screen casts ( here ) that talk about setting up Hyper-V, but I wanted to let you know that we just released a new Hyper-V: Live Migration Network Configuration Guide here . I wish I would have had this when I was building out my demos. This guide does a good job of detailing the different...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V Live Migration between Processor Generations

    I’ve talked before about the fact that we cannot Live Migrate from an AMD CPU to an Intel CPU or vice-versa, but what about Live Migrating from an older Intel CPU to a newer Intel CPU? I’m going to show you a Live Migration from a three year old Intel Xeon 5050 CPU to a new Intel Xeon 3440 CPU. Below...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V Server – How to setup a High Availability Cluster with just one copy of Windows Server 2008 Part II

    This is the second part of setting up the Microsoft Hyper-V Server Cluster. This time I will cover the remote management, shared storage, the failover cluster configuration and Live Migration between Hyper-V Servers. Remember, you can download your free copy of the Microsoft Hyper-V Server here . If...
  • Blog Post: Part 12 - SCVMM 2008 R2 and the Power of Templates

    As you’ve read, I’ve been using SCVMM for a while and I still learn new things about it. I mentioned templates in my first screen cast and told you that I would talk more about them, so here they are. Templates let you create a standard virtual machine image and store it in your SCVMM library. The cool...