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October 31, 2009  3:21 PM

5Nine P2V Planner, Migrator, and Optimizer

Posted by: David Davis
5nine, consolidation, hyper-v, p2v, planner, Virtualization, VMware

The P2V Planner automatically collects all your hardware information and its utilization so you can make more sysync decisions regarding your business.

September 9, 2009  3:42 PM

Interviewed by J. Peter Bruzzese about vSphere

Posted by: David Davis
hyper-v, Virtualization, VMware, vsphere

I was recently interviewed by InfoWorld author and Microsoft guru J. Peter Bruzzese (aka @JPBruzzese...

June 29, 2009  8:43 PM

Configuring Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Networking

Posted by: David Davis
hyper-v, microsoft, Networking, Virtualization

I just created and posted a new video on how to configure Microsoft Hyper-V virtual networking. This can be a bit confusing for those new to virtualization because you have this whole new concept of the virtual network. Also, configuring virtual networking is very different between Hyper-V and,...

June 28, 2009  6:21 AM

Name 7 Things you can do with Hyper-V

Posted by: David Davis
hyper-v, microsoft

Yes, I know, I am a VMware-guy but I also use Hyper-V. What do I use it for? Well, I run my vCenter server inside of it. I know, Microsoft likely wouldn't care for that use of Hyper-V and I know that Hyper-V has some great uses for those who love Microsoft and are satisfied with the maturity level...

May 31, 2009  5:24 AM

VIDEO: How to Install Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008

Posted by: David Davis
2008, hyper-v, Windows Server

Recently, I created a new video that shows how to install Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008. While this isn't that hard, you do need to know where to go, inside Windows Server 2008, to install and configured Hyper-V. Learn how to install it, configuring it, and use it. Watch my step by step video...

February 16, 2009  10:38 PM

Nine Free Windows Server 2008 Training Videos

Posted by: David Davis
active directory, hyper-v, iis, rodc, server core, terminal services, WDS, Windows Server 2008

Interested in Windows Server 2008? The new Windows Server HQ Blog has Nine Free Windows Server 2008 Training Videos. These are 30-40+ minute training videos in WMV and iPod/iPhone format. Topics include:

  • Active Directory
  • AD Users and Groups
  • Server Core and...


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