Live Migration in Windows Server 2008 R2


One of the most exciting new virtualization features in Windows Server 2008 R2 (R2) is clearly Live migration. With Live migration you can move running VMs from one Hyper-V physical host to another without any interruption of service. Live migration is part of Windows Server 2008® R2 Hyper-V and Microsoft® Hyper-V Server 2008 R2.

R2 and Hyper-V server R2 are expected to ship early in 2010, the betas are currently available.

Resources:

Information about Windows Server 2008 R2
Download the beta of R2
Download the beta of Hyper-V server R2
Architecture Overview of Live migration
Read a Step-by-Step guide on how to use Live migration

Video demo on TechNet Edge
Video demo on YouTube


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