Hyper-V Documentation for All!

With the recent release of Windows Server Technical Preview 4 – I now have a huge amount of material that I need to write about.  But before I get to that – there is something else I want to talk about.  As well as launching a new Technical Preview – we have updated our documentation… Read more

CimSession now works with Hyper-V PowerShell cmdlets

Yesterday I discussed the fact that there is a new Hyper-V PowerShell module in Windows 10 (the v2.0 module).  One of the changes we made in this module is that we now accept the “CimSession” parameter for remote management. In the past we allowed you to specify “ComputerName” when connecting to a remote computer.  We… Read more

Why are there two Hyper-V PowerShell modules in Windows 10?

If you use get-module in PowerShell on Windows 10 – you will see that there are now two Hyper-V PowerShell modules: There is an important reason for this. In the past we have never supported using Hyper-V PowerShell on one version of Windows to manage a different version of Hyper-V on a remote computer.  For… Read more

What do you need to develop server applications?

As we are working on Windows and Hyper-V Containers we are spending a bunch of time talking to people about how they develop server applications, and what we can do to make Windows Server even better for them.  To that end we have put together a short survey which is available here: http://www.instant.ly/s/2BsxB If you are… Read more

Using a hypervisor to secure your desktop – Credential Guard in Windows 10

In Windows 10 we have some cool new technology where we use the Hyper-V hypervisor to provide an extra layer of protection to your desktop environment.  You can read all about this technology here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt483740%28v=vs.85%29.aspx I have also created a short video that shows you how Hyper-V can now protect your desktop – even when… Read more

See you at VeeamOn!

After having a great time talking about Windows 10, Hyper-V and Containers in Stockholm – I am heading straight to Las Vegas to talk about Hyper-V and Windows Server Availability at VeeamOn.  So if you are attending – please come by one of my sessions: Core Platform Availability in Windows Server 2016 Tuesday, October 27… Read more

Windows 10 Build 10565: Creating VMs with different versions

In Windows 10 we introduced the idea that you could have virtual machines with different versions.  Version 5.0 virtual machines were compatible with Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2 – but did not have all the latest features – while version 6.2 virtual machines had new features, but only worked with Windows 10 hosts. … Read more

See you at TechDays Stockholm!

Next week I am going to be at Techdays Stockholm. I will be talking (both on stage and off stage) about Hyper-V, Windows Containers and a bunch of the cool technology in Windows 10 that makes it great for enterprises.  I even have some new demos to do – including this little snippet: Fun stuff!… Read more