Time Synchronization in Hyper-V

// There is a lot of confusion about how time synchronization works in Hyper-V – so I wanted to take the time to sit down and write up all the details.  There are actually multiple problems that exist around keeping time inside of virtual machines – and Hyper-V tackles these problems in different ways. Problem… Read more

Looking at my Dynamic Memory demo – guest workload

Many people have been asking me about my setup for the dynamic memory demonstration that I did in a number of locations earlier this year.  I have been telling myself that I would take the time to polish up my demo scripts and post them here – but I have been too busy lately –… Read more

Am I supported? (now you know)

tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2010/11/16/am-i-supported-now-you-know.aspx’; Anyone who has worked with virtualization software knows that sometimes the hardest question to answer is “but is this configuration supported?”.  This is a question that Microsoft has spent a lot of time trying to answer – and a while ago we started the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP for short) to… Read more

Configuring Remote Management of Hyper-V Server – in a workgroup

tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2010/11/11/configuring-remote-management-of-hyper-v-server-in-a-workgroup.aspx’; I have received a number of questions about how to go about setting up remote management of our free Hyper-V server (not the one that is part of Windows).  So I thought I would sit down and write up a set of blog posts to talk about how to do this.  Today… Read more

Updates to Dynamic Memory UI in SP1 RC – Part 2

tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2010/11/01/updates-to-dynamic-memory-ui-in-sp1-rc-part-2.aspx’; Last week I discussed some of the changes that were made to the Hyper-V manager in response to feedback from beta users of the service pack 1 release.  Today I am going to talk about the changes that were made to the virtual machine settings user interface: There are three changes that… Read more