Support for Virtualising Exchange Server 2010 SP1 has changed..?

The support stance for virtualising Exchange Server 2010 SP1 has changed significantly over the last few days and seems pretty unambiguous. However you need to be a bit careful about what actually is and isn’t supported. The statement from Kevin Allinson on the Exchange Team blog yesterday reads: “Combining Exchange 2010 high availability solutions (database…

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Want more Virtualisation?

Go to VirtualizationFeed.com and get the latest on virtualisation in Microsoft and in the wider world. Also worth keeping track of what’s happening in the #virtualization community on Twitter at the same place.

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Deploying Exchange 2007 on VMWare?

VMWare Podcasts – VMWAre Infrastructure 3 Podcast: Disaster Recovery (DR) for Exchange using VMWare @ http://www.vmware.com/resources/podcasts/server_consolidation.html by Scott Salyer, VMware Technical Solutions Architect Using VMWare infrastructure we can help increase the flexibility of your high availability solution for exchange Reduce cost Enhance availability of Exchange through VMWare and MS Exchange features Scott makes a lot…

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Couple of DPM Podcasts on edge.technet.com…

DPM 2007 SP1 — how to do individual item restore for Exchange “This video continues the series of feature-level podcasts on DPM 2007, this week focusing on Exchange Server and item level restore. While DPM 2007 natively protects Exchange Storage Groups, and restores both SG’s and DB’s — it does not directly restore mailboxes or…

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Stress testing Exchange in a virtual environment..

I’ve been asked a couple of times about stress testing an Exchange server sitting on a hardware virtualisation platform. What would you have to do differently? Well to be honest I haven’t ever done it and a quick trawl of the Internet and internal Microsoft alias’ shows that there still isn’t much experience out there…

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Virtually a solution…

Surely it’s time to consider virtualising at least some of your new Exchange 2007 deployment?  Microsoft, VMWare and others now have some great solutions that on the face of it seem perfect for increasing the efficiency, scalability and uptime of your Exchange solution.  In my opinion yes it’s worth considering but only as part of…

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