Category : Hyper-V

5 07, 2019

Hyper-V Virtual Machine Live Migration without Failover Clustering

By | July 5th, 2019|0 Comments

What is Live Migration? You are performing Live Migration when you migrate virtual machines from one host to another without powering off the VM. This is especially useful for system administrators when they need to quickly restore operations for critical VMs or when they want [...]

3 07, 2019

5 Best Practices to Improve the performance of Hyper-V virtual machines

By | July 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Performance is absolutely crucial when it comes to any production environment. However, as is often the case, this is even more crucial in virtualized environments. The overall impact of performance degradation or improperly performing environments is felt across a much larger section of the production [...]

2 07, 2019

Difference between VMware and Hyper-V: A Complete guide

By | July 2nd, 2019|6 Comments

Virtualization has changed the way we provision server infrastructure, build out development environments, and purchase hardware. It has allowed great efficiencies in the enterprise data center that simply are not possible with running on physical servers to host mission critical workloads. The two major players [...]

28 06, 2019

Convert a Physical Machine to Hyper-V environment

By | June 28th, 2019|1 Comment

Virtualization has provided so many great capabilities to organizations running their production, business-critical workloads on top of a hypervisor. However, before taking advantage of all the shiny new benefits to the virtualized environment, existing workloads must be moved to the new virtualized environment. When it [...]

25 06, 2019

Comparing Hyper-V Generation 1 and Generation 2 Virtual Machines

By | June 25th, 2019|0 Comments

In earlier versions of Hyper-V (before Windows Server 2012 R2), it was not possible to boot a Virtual Machine from a SCSI Virtual Hard Drive. It was also not possible to copy files from a Hyper-V Host to virtual machines without having a network connection [...]

18 06, 2019

How to Merge Hyper-V Checkpoints using Hyper-V Manager and Powershell

By | June 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Hyper-V checkpoints play a key role in the overall lifecycle management of Hyper-V virtual machines as they allow for effectively managing and performing software updates, upgrades, and installations with an effective rollback mechanism when things go badly. In the latest releases of Hyper-V, Microsoft has [...]

11 06, 2019

Hyper-V Guest Clustering – Part 2 – Steps to Create a Hyper-V Guest Cluster

By | June 11th, 2019|0 Comments

In the previous post, we took a look at the basics of what Hyper-V guest clustering is exactly, why it is used, components, and requirements of this type of solution. By using guest clustering in a production environment, businesses can have the ultimate configuration for [...]

10 06, 2019

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 – Part 2 : Adding a Hyper-V Cluster

By | June 10th, 2019|0 Comments

In the previous post, we looked at the complete overview and installation of System Center 2019 Virtual Machine Manager or SCVMM. SCVMM is the ultimate management solution from a Microsoft perspective for managing Hyper-V cluster environments in production. It allows managing Hyper-V environments at scale [...]