Hyper-V Release Candidate is now available

After a lot of hard work I am proud to inform you that the release candidate of Hyper-V is now available.

With this release we have added:

  • Partial localization for German and Japanese
  • Improved performance
  • Support for Windows Server 2003 (x86) SMP, Windows Vista SP1 (x86) and Windows XP SP3 (x86)
  • Many, many bug fixes

You can read more about this here and here, also John has posted some great instructions on how to get the release candidate up and running on your server.