Category : Hyper-V

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 [...]

24 06, 2019

Install and Configure Hyper-V in Windows Server 2019

By | June 24th, 2019|2 Comments

Microsoft Hypervisor - Hyper-V was initially launched around 2008 with the Windows Server 2008 and its 1.0 VM configuration version. In the next releases Microsoft added Hyper-V add-on not only for Windows Servers but also for Windows Workstations - Windows 8.1 & Windows 10. With [...]

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 [...]

4 06, 2019

Hyper-V Guest Clustering – Part 1 – Overview and Requirements

By | June 4th, 2019|0 Comments

There are many different types and levels of clustering technologies that can be taken advantage of to ensure applications are highly available. The modern era of virtualized infrastructure has brought about mechanisms that were simply not possible in decades past. Microsoft’s Hyper-V hypervisor is a [...]

31 05, 2019

Configure Basic Hyper-V Virtual Machine – Part 3- Storage Resources & Settings

By | May 31st, 2019|0 Comments

In the last two posts, we have seen how to configure both basic Hyper-V virtual machine CPU and memory resources and settings. Hyper-V includes many fine-grained settings that help to control the behavior of the CPU scheduler for Hyper-V virtual machines, compatibility, and NUMA architecture. [...]