New Hyper-V Case Study (MLS Property Information Network)

A new Hyper-V case study was published late last week.  In this study they also employed the Sanbolic Melio FS clustered file system – which if you haven’t looked it is absolutely worth looking at (it’s really cool).  Using this file system you can place many VM’s on a single LUN which is shared across…

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Running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V Environment

The SQL Performance Team has published an excellent document on running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V environment.  The document is 37 pages long and has detailed performance information as well as recommendations.  The full document can be downloaded at: http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/9/4/d948f981-926e-40fa-a026-5bfcf076d9b9/SQL2008inHyperV2008.docx The key section (as far as I am concerned) is the conclusion: Conclusion From…

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Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

Many of you may have already seen this but if you haven’t it’s pretty cool… From the October Issue of TechNet Magazine… Utility Spotlight Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool Download Details This Solution Accelerator includes the following tool and documentation: Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool Getting Started Guide Offline Virtual…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta Reviewers Guide Posted

The Windows Server 2008 R2 (Beta) Reviewers Guide has been posted, 74 pages of riveting marketing stuff about Windows Server 2008 R2 – they actually do a pretty good job talking about a new clustering feature specifically for Hyper-V named Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV).  CSV allows multiple cluster nodes to utilize the same LUN at…

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Hyper-V PDC Recordings Posted

Both the recording’s from my and Nihar’s talks from PDC have been posted from our PDC talks… Enjoy!   Enabling Test Automation Using Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Online:  https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/ES09/ Download:  WMV-HQ | WMV | Zune | MP4   Developing Solutions for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Using WMI Online: https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/ES10/ Download: WMV-HQ | WMV | Zune…

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