Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Beta now Available!

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 beta (that is the standalone version of Hyper-V) is now available for download from:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E464E255-CDD5-44B2-84E6-3233EAE3F356&displaylang=en

With the R2 release there are some key upgrades to be aware of:

  • You can now use clustering (and Live Migration!) with Hyper-V Server
  • You can use up to 1TB of memory (as opposed to 32GB in the previous version)
  • All the other new features in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2 (link)

Cheers,
Ben