How to create differencing disk VM from template on SCVMM 2012 via PowerShell

Over at my personal blog ( I have a post on using Differencing Disks with an SCVMM template.  The main issue I ran into when first doing Diff disks with VMM was making sure the Parent VHD was on the target HyperV host.  The PowerShell script at does that work for you.

Per Circuit home power monitoring

Check out my Home power monitoring post. Currently uses both Microsoft-hohm and Google Power meter. I will soon have to find a new solution.