I have just set up a test environment using virtualbox by Sun. this is a free Vitualization platform. I created two VM’s that are both running Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008. I will use this setup to test things like mirroring, replication, and just other generall testing. I am sure I will be doing some Powershell stuff here as well. It should be good but this is the first time I have used Virtual box. I am hoiping that it will work out for me and I will let you all know about any issues that I have and how I overcome them.