New Physical to Virtual (P2V) tool from Sysinternals

Looks like Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell are up to their old tricks again, with an awesome new tool called Disk2VHD. From the web site: Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk – Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual…

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Microsoft releases Hyper-V Integration Component drivers for Linux as Open Source

:: Yawn ::  No big news here.  Microsoft just released the Hyper-V Integration Component drivers for Linux. As Open Source.  Under the GPL v2. Yup.  Just another standard, run of the mill… wait, what?   No, seriously.  It’s true.  This is the first time that Microsoft has contributed code to the Linux kernel.  Check out…

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The Virtualization Nation Podcast – Episode 3: Want to boot a physical computer from a VHD?

Of course you do.  And in this episode of the Virtualization Nation Podcast, I’ll show you how.  But first, a little background. Earlier today, I posted a description of the new Native VHD integration in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on the Windows Virtualization Team blog, along with…

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Announcing the Windows® Image to Virtual Hard Disk Converter (WIM2VHD)

It was my New Years Resolution that I’d do an average of 2 blog posts per week this year.  So far, I haven’t been doing a very good job of that, but I think I have a good excuse.  I’ve been very busy with preparing to release a new tool, and now, I can finally…

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