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Windows Server Virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V News
June 10, 2013
F5 Networks added NVGRE gateway support for network virtualization and virtual BIG-IP availability in Microsoft's Azure cloud.
April 10, 2013
Tools that plug in to native consoles can help VMware and Hyper-V shops tackle the challenges and complexities of multi-hypervisor management.
January 16, 2013
Users of System Center now can manage Windows Server 2012 with System Center 2012 SP1. The service pack has virtualization enhancements and more.
January 18, 2012
The latest version of Microsoft’s management tool has VMware’s offerings in its sights, but it will need Windows Server 8 and Hyper-V 3.0 to complete the private cloud picture.
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Second Level Address Translation (SLAT) is a technology designed to reduce the overhead in a hypervisor CPU while easing the management of a hypervisor's memory and is often found with Hyper-V. Continue Reading
Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus (VMBus) is a mechanism within the Hyper-V architecture that enables logical communication in partitions. Continue Reading
Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) is a supported stand-alone option that can convert VMware virtual machines and virtual disks into Hyper-V VMs and virtual hard disks. Continue Reading
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Hyper-V underwent a number of changes in the latest iteration of Windows Server to make it a worthy hypervisor contender; take a closer look here. Continue Reading
A lot has changed with Microsoft's Windows Server, and administrators need to study up. Windows Server 2012 R2 means server administration and licensing will never be the same. Continue Reading
Microsoft is making network virtualization a built-in feature in Windows Server 2012 R2, allowing users to virtualize even large networks. The idea is that with network virtualization an enterprise can automate network provisioning and better ... Continue Reading
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You won't be able to secure boot or use UEFI with SUSE VMs under Hyper-V because of certain support issues, so it's important to learn if your enterprise will be affected. Continue Reading
Learn what can go wrong with a live virtual machine backup if you're running Oracle Linux VMs under Hyper-V, and how to keep the process as smooth as possible. Continue Reading
Learn how to prepare for some of the problems you may have to work around if you run dynamic memory in a Red Hat Linux VM under Hyper-V. Continue Reading
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It's possible that non-uniform access memory can affect how your Linux VMs run on Hyper-V, so learn about the conditions that could cause problems and what to do to fix them. Continue Reading
There's plenty to like about Hyper-V in Microsoft's latest OS. Here are the five top features. Continue Reading
The latest iterations of Windows Server and Hyper-V have capabilities and features especially for building private clouds. Continue Reading