Windows 8 Beta allows to import a VM from plain files.

Hi, this is a “WOW” feature for me that I found not to be documented. Until now you could only “Import” a VM that you had previously exported. Importing a VM from just a copy of the directory was not possible, and manual steps where not easy. See http://blogs.msdn.com/b/robertvi/archive/2008/12/19/howto-manually-add-a-vm-configuration-to-hyper-v.aspx   Now, Windows 8 Hyper-V simply…


Windows Server 8 beta available

Hi everyone, besides the Consumer Preview of Windows ‘”8″, there was also a beta version of Windows Server “8” released here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh670538.aspx?ocid=&wt.mc_id=TEC_108_1_33   Hyper-V has some very cool enhancements which are worth to be evaluated, and descriptions can be found here Hyper-V Automation Support Technical Preview  Hyper-V Dynamic Memory Technical Preview Hyper-V Offloaded Data Transfer…