Microsoft Hyper V management
- April 20, 2017
Microsoft's project to run Linux containers on Windows bridges a technical divide, but developers who work on the open source operating system may not be swayed so easily.
- September 27, 2016
Microsoft dedicated its opening keynote to the benefits of Azure, but IT pros say the company's on-ramp to the cloud still needs some work.
- September 20, 2016
Microsoft offers a refactored Windows Server 2016 option called Nano Server that fills the need for speed in today's data centers. Here's how it works.
- August 25, 2016
Find all the independent reporting and analysis from the Microsoft Ignite conference 2016 in one place.
- July 12, 2016
Security analysts say an important bulletin to shut down a .NET framework vulnerability should get top patching priority on Windows Server systems.
- August 12, 2015
In part two of this Q&A, Docker and Microsoft Azure CTOs address container security and how it will play out with Windows and Hyper-V containers.
- August 12, 2015
In this Q&A, Docker co-founder and CTO Solomon Hykes and Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich discuss the development of Docker containers for Windows Server.
- February 18, 2015
With DH2i's release of DxEnterprise, IT pros can manage enterprise deployments of Windows Server containers.
- 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.
- January 31, 2011
Despite new features for Hyper-V R2 SP1, the two vendors still take very different approaches to memory management for virtualization.
- January 05, 2011
While both vendors work to market the benefits of one platform over the other, many organizations find themselves choosing the best of both worlds.
- December 10, 2010
Think Hyper-V Dynamic Memory is Microsoft’s answer to VMware's memory overcommit? Not so fast. Mike Laverick writes that it actually has more in common with Xen than ESX.
- October 11, 2010
Microsoft made news at VMworld 2010 with an open letter to VMware customers. Mike Laverick writes that the move was an unwelcome (and misleading) return to tired marketing tactics.
- August 02, 2010
Survey results reflect that increased server virtualization deployments and improved automation capabilities have contributed to the growing demand in systems management tools.
- July 21, 2010
Windows administrators appreciate Dynamic Memory in Microsoft Hyper-V R2 SP1, but still have a list of features they would rather see first.
- July 14, 2010
The release of Virtual Machine Manager Self Service Portal 2.0 should help IT pros and end users manage virtual machine resources in private clouds.
- June 24, 2010
Though new to IT, the adoption of unified computing systems could accelerate as Microsoft partnerships lead to better UCS support for Windows servers and apps.
- June 11, 2010
While dynamic memory features have received most of the press, the first service pack for Windows 2008 R2 will also include improvements to DirectAccess and Active Directory.
- June 02, 2010
IT managers hope to get service pack info on Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V and Exchange Server next week.
- March 11, 2010
Self-service functionality with Forefront Identity Manager 2010 could cut down on help desk calls from end-users, helping organizations save money in the process.
- February 19, 2010
When it comes to replicating virtual machines, there are several things admins need to take into account. For optimal business performance, here are five points to consider.
- January 06, 2010
Microsoft added a load of features to Hyper-V R2, but some IT shops can already identify other features they'd like to see in future versions of the hypervisor.
- December 28, 2009
Virtual servers are far more susceptible to availability issues than traditional ones. Learn to keep your servers resilient with these considerations and best practices.
- September 08, 2008
Microsoft's hypervisor will have live migration capabilities by the time Windows Server 2008 R2 hits in 2010.
- July 25, 2008
With their hypervisors finally slugging it out in the marketplace, Microsoft and VMware will now advance their battle for virtual world dominance.
- June 25, 2008
The server role version of Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor will be released more than a month earlier than first projected.
- November 14, 2007
Microsoft's standalone virtualization server, now called Hyper-V, won't be ready until late 2008. It's already stirring up questions.
- November 12, 2007
Windows Server 2008 prices set as Microsoft discloses plans for Hyper-V.
- October 24, 2007
With its end-to-end virtualization strategy already on the table, Citrix brass is now cooking up ideas for a management console as well.
- May 10, 2007
Features in Windows Server virtualization hypervisor, code-named Viridian, are being cut and relegated to a future release.
- October 30, 2006
Many of the things you'd like to do with VBScript are already built into PowerShell. In her latest column, scripting expert Christa Anderson talks about PowerShell's advantages over VBScript.
- October 20, 2006
The release of Windows Server 2003 SP2 gets pushed to 2007 while Beta Refresh 2 for SP2 hits the streets. XP SP3 is moved to 2008.
- July 20, 2006
Expert Gary Olsen offers observations on some of the more notable features in Longhorn that will make a difference in Windows administration. NAP, Terminal Services and Unix integration are just a few of the new features.
- April 17, 2006
Desktop management expert Serdar Yegulalp examines several virtual network computing (VNC) remote control software offerings
- September 28, 2005
We asked our readers to name the one admin tool they couldn't live without. The response was great, and here we share with you the overall winner -- Hyena -- along with 14 other admin tools that our readers cited as their favorites!
- June 10, 2005
A manager for Microsoft's internal IT organization explains how to identify the process that 'locks' a file from use by other processes in Windows 2000 Server.
- March 29, 2005
Learn how using error correcting code minimizes computer memory data corruption.
- October 21, 2004
Code exploiting some of the vulnerabilities covered by 10 recent Microsoft security bulletins has started appearing in the wild.
- July 16, 2002
After years of ridiculing Linux and open source technologies, Microsoft Corp. is now changing its approach. Responding to Microsoft users' demand for less hype, Microsoft is promising to take a more rational approach to comparing Windows to Linux ...