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July 19, 2008  1:22 PM

Failover Clustering for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V with File Server Storage



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Hyper-V, Virtualization

Jose Barreto published very interesting article, which explains Step-by-Step how to create a Failover Clustering for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V JUST with File Server Storage.

July 18, 2008  8:45 PM

Step-by-Step Installing Hyper-V on Server Core



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows, Virtualization

Enable CPU virtualisation assistance and DEP in the BIOS. Install Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 (Core Installation). Determine the NIC ID: netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces. Set the IP address for NIC, let say for NIC #2: netsh interface ipv4 set address name="2"...


July 18, 2008  8:35 PM

What to use, IDE or SCSI in Hyper-V?



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Hyper-V, Virtualization

I have seen blog posts saying that there is no support for SCSI in Hyper-V.  That's not exactly true :).  Microsoft said that you can use SCSI controllers for disks but not for your boot disk, the Boot disk must be on an IDE controller. But before making decision...


July 1, 2008  11:28 PM

The RTM update to the Hyper-V



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Hyper-V, Virtualization, vmware

The RTM update to the Hyper-V comes with KB950050 Update for Windows Server 2008. The KB 950050 update provides improvements to security, stability, performance, user experience, forward compatibility of configurations, and the...


June 26, 2008  6:59 PM

It’s here! Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V is available for download…



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Microsoft Windows, Virtualization

Just recieved anonce about this and here it is:

 

Today, Microsoft reaches a significant milestone for customers and partners with the release of Windows...


June 8, 2008  12:02 AM

Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 (RDP 6.1) on Windows XP WITHOUT SP3. RDP 6.1 on Win XP with SP2



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Microsoft Windows, Networking, Virtualization, Windows Computing

Recently, on one Windows 2008 I've installed a Terminal Server Role and did a TS Web Apps. Really nice feature, you can get access to application through web interface, exactly how it's done on Citrix, but by using Windows 2008 you not...


May 21, 2008  2:29 AM

Hyper-V RC1 Release Available



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Virtualization


May 19, 2008  10:12 PM

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 with SP1



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Virtualization

Few days ago Microsoft released a Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 with SP1. This update for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 includes support for the following additional Host and Guest Operating Systems: Additonal Guest Operating System support: Windows Vista® Ultimate...


May 15, 2008  1:54 AM

iSCSI in VMWare ESX 3



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Virtualization

iSCSI has become a very popular way of having shared storage among several physical or virtual computers. The benefits of shared storage are even greater when combined with the abilities of VMWare such as VMotion, High...


May 1, 2008  1:52 AM

System center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Beta



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Virtualization

At the Management Summit in Vegas, Microsoft announced the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. This version can manage Hyper-V hosts! It should be available on connect. Microsoft has...


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