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About Brien Posey

Brien Posey is a guest blogger for Vembu. He is 15 time Microsoft MVP and freelance technology author. Prior to going freelance, Posey was CIO for a national chain of hospitals and healthcare facilities. He has also served as a network engineer for the United States Department of Defense at Fort Knox, and has worked as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America. In addition to his continued work in IT, Posey is currently training as a commercial scientist-astronaut candidate for a mission to study polar mesospheric clouds from space.
14 09, 2018

An Introduction to Microsoft Hyper-V

By | September 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Hyper-V is Microsoft’s current generation hypervisor. Unlike earlier Microsoft virtualization solutions, such as Virtual PC, Hyper-V uses hardware assisted virtualization. This means that virtual machines do not require hardware emulation (except in special circumstances), and instead communicates directly with the underlying hardware. Consequently, a virtual [...]

19 02, 2018

Making Microsoft Free Hyper-V Server Practical

By | February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Microsoft has long offered a free version of Hyper-V, which is simply known as Hyper-V Server. Even though, Hyper-V Server has received an undeserved reputation for being impractical and difficult to manage. In reality, however, you can do nearly anything with the free Hyper-V Server [...]

4 01, 2018

An Extra Layer of Ransomware Protection for Windows 10

By | January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Going into 2018, ransomware remains one of the most serious threats to data, for both businesses and individuals. By far the most important thing that anyone can do to protect themselves against ransomware is to perform frequent data backups. Backup restoration is the only reliable [...]

6 11, 2017

Configuring Nested Virtualization for Hyper-V

By | November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Nested virtualization tends to be one of the more under rated Hyper-V features, but has its place nonetheless. First introduced in Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the nested virtualization feature allows administrators to run Hyper-V inside of a virtual machine. Why is [...]