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July, 2008

  • What Makes a Good Leader?

    Asked today at work: “What qualities would make you an exceptional leader and role model for your employees?” My answer: Transparency wikipedia says: Transparency, as used in the humanities, implies openness, communication, and accountability. It...
  • New TechEd 2008 Hyper-V Videos Posted

    Video presos on Hyper-V From TechEd 2008 are now posted on TechNet, check these out: Hyper-V Architecture, Scenarios and Networking , Jeff Woolsey, Mike Sterling Deploying Windows Server 2008 Hyper V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Best...
  • Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide

    The Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide is live in the download center today. 30 pages, covers: Overview of Hyper-V Before You Install Hyper-V Hardware Considerations About Virtual Machines and Guest Operating Systems Install the Hyper-V Role on a Server...
  • Hyper-V on the Edge

    TechNet Edge has posted a series of videos with the Hyper-V PMs, and various other folks involved in virtualization, such as Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell . How Microsoft IT does server Virtualization and Hyper-V Hyper-V Part 1 - Architecture - Interview...
  • Hyper-V RAM Calculator

    Joeelway's blog links to a handy Hyper-V RAM Calculator you can use to plan your Hyper-V deployment. Easy to use: Specify how much RAM is in the physical host machine. Add each guest VM and enter how much RAM (in GB) you want to allocate to the guest...
  • How to tell if your server hardware is ready for Hyper-V/BitLocker

    You can download a free third-party tool to help you identify if your server hardware supports the required features for Hyper-V and BitLocker: If your processor is Intel, you can use their free Intel Processor Finder tool. Read more about it on their...
  • Hyper-V Visio Stencils and Rack Visualization

    If you need to produce diagrams as part of your Hyper-V deployment planning, you can download Hyper-V stencils for Visio and simultaneously using the free Microsoft Office Visio 2007 Professional Add-In for Rack Server Virtualization (Virtual Rack )....
  • Where is the BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool?

    It gets a bit confusing if you want to improve the security of your Windows Server 2008 virtualization server and the VMs on it by running BitLocker Drive Encryption. Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption is a feature that encrypts one or more volumes (drives...
  • Hyper-V on Server Core

    Installing Hyper-V on a Server Core installation of Windows Server 2008 makes sense from a supportability and improving security perspective. It can be a challenge, here are some procedures, tips and resources to help you. You can use unattended setup...
  • Manage Hyper-V from Vista SP1

    You can manage your Hyper-V server and the VMs running on it from a Vista SP1 machine. To manage multiple machines, use System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). Update for Windows Vista (KB949587) Download the Update for Windows Vista (KB949587...
  • Patch Tuesday Aftermath: Do You Know Where Your VMs Are?

    It is a security best practice recommendation to ensure that all your VMs are fully patched before they are turned on in production. One way you can do this is to create a designated " maintenance host " that is off the production network, but has...
  • Hyper-V Security How to: Use BitLocker to Protect Your VMs

    Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and BitLocker Drive Encryption was recently published to the download center, but some folks are having trouble accessing it (it seems there is a lot of interest in all things Hyper-V). Here are the procedures in the doc to...