Hyper-V: How to get the most from your virtualized disk performance

There are two types of disk controllers that Hyper-V supports: SCSI and IDE.  There are two IDE controllers and four SCSI controllers available. Each IDE controller can have two devices.  You can not boot from a SCSI controller.  This means an IDE disk will be required.  The boot disk will be IDE controller 0 Device 0.  If…

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Windows Hyper-V Beta what’s that ??? (Updated 12/13/2007)

Windows Hyper-V was previously called “Windows Server Virtualization” and shipped in the Windows Beta as a prerelease.  Now Hyper-V Beta (different name same cool product) is shipping with the latest Windows RC bits. Get it here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=8F22F69E-D1AF-49F0-8236-2B742B354919&displaylang=en).  Also see the press release here http://blogs.technet.com/windowsserver/archive/2007/12/12/Yes_2C00_-Virginia_2C00_-there-is-a-Hyper_2D00_V-beta.aspx. So what is Hyper-V?  Simply put Hyper-V is Microsoft’s next generation virtual machines…

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