Microsoft Server Virtualization Resources

Here’s my obscenely vast list of resources that I actually do reference and send to customers on a very regular basis. Hopefully it’s at least catagorized in a reasonable enough manner to make it useful to you! Assessment / Downloads / Tools Microsoft Virtualization ROI Tool (calculate the total return on investment) Microsoft Hyper-Green Tool…

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Understanding Hyper-V VLANs

(please note part II to this post which covers other advanced scenarios)    If you are interested in this feature, it’s assumed you are familiar with the basic concept of a VLAN. Therefore I’ll focus just on using VLAN IDs with Hyper-V here. A VLAN ID is the integer which uniquely identifies a node as…

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TechNet Magazine, October issue is 100% Virtualization

Since it’s October 1st, I thought this may be a timely post. Not-so-coincidentally, I’m one of the authors in this issue. 🙂  (please forgive the shameless self-promotion) Virtualization: An Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 The introduction of Hyper-V makes virtualization an even more compelling solution for IT environments. Get an overview of today’s virtualization market…

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Hyper-V’s readiness for primetime

I was browsing the blogoshpere today and ran across some posts that erked me. So I emailed the below to Bink over at HyperVoria and he posted it, and I figured I may as well post it too. The Virtualization RDP (Microsoft Rapid Deployment Program) has over 100 customers running Hyper-V & SCVMM 2008 in production. Some…

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