Best Practices for SAP on Hyper-V

Hyper-V’ers, A SAP on Hyper-V paper was just brought to my attention. It has a very good overview of Hyper-V and how it benefits SAP,  The document focuses on getting SAP running well in Hyper-V and has lots of great technical information.  One thing I wish the paper had was solid performance data showing how…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Performance Paper

If you have been looking for VHD performance data the paper below should give you a lot of what you have been looking to find.  The paper compares VHD performance on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.  It uses the new Native VHD implementation for R2 and loopback VHD 2008.  There are some…

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Hyper-V iSCSI performance numbers

I’ve seen a number of threads and questions recently around iSCSI performance in virtual machines.  If you are looking for Hyper-V information I suggest you check out the following paper: iSCSI 10 Gigabit Ethernet Performance Tuning With Windows Server® 2008, Hyper-v and the NetApp FAS® 3070 http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/B/3/FB38CA2C-6694-4D25-8452-4A28668A87F2/MSFT-NetApp-10G.docx This paper has a really good overview of…

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