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Aidan Finn writes about Microsoft virtualization for the Petri IT Knowledgebase. He is a Microsoft Valuable Professional with the Virtual Machine (Hyper-V) expertise. Aidan has been working in IT infrastructure since 1996, and is the Technical Sales Lead for MicroWarehouse Ltd., a Microsoft value added distributor in Ireland. He runs the blog and has written or co-written books such as Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation And Configuration Guide, Microsoft Private Cloud Computing, and Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.

Aidan's Recent Posts

Manually Install a Guest OS in a Hyper-V Virtual Machine

By Aidan Finn - August 20, 2014

Aidan Finn shows us how to manually install a guest operating system (OS) in a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM).

What is Microsoft StorSimple?

By Aidan Finn - August 19, 2014

Curious about what Microsoft StorSimple is? Aidan Finn provides a thorough overview of Microsoft’s promising hybrid storage solution in this informative post.

Microsoft Pulls Faulty Windows Patches

By Aidan Finn - August 18, 2014

Microsoft has announced that it is pulling faulty Windows patches after users reported problems, including ‘blue screen of death’ (BSOD) errors.

The Best Hyper-V Training Resources

By Aidan Finn - August 12, 2014

Looking to brush up on your Hyper-V skills? Aidan Finn serves up a comprehensive listing of some of the best online and offline Hyper-V learning resources.

How Do I Manage Hyper-V?

By Aidan Finn - August 5, 2014

Need to learn the basics of managing Hyper-V? Aidan Finn gives us the run-down on the most important Hyper-V management tasks.

What are Hyper-V Protected Networks?

By Aidan Finn - August 4, 2014

Learn when you may want to use the Hyper-V protected network feature to protect virtual machines connected to your physical network when there’s an unexpected network outage.

US Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

By Aidan Finn - August 1, 2014

In the Microsoft email privacy case, NY district judge Loretta Preska has ruled against Redmond. Aidan Finn gives us an Irish IT perspective on the news.

What is Windows Server 2012 R2 Dynamic Quorum?

By Aidan Finn - July 30, 2014

Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced a lot of new storage features, and Microsoft MVP Aidan Finn introduces us to Dynamic Quorum in this helpful introductory article.

Microsoft Azure Growing Faster than Amazon, IBM, and Google in Cloud Services

By Aidan Finn - July 29, 2014

A new report reveals that Microsoft Azure growth is helping Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure as a service offering gain ground against AWS in the cloud services battle.

Improvements I Want to See in the Next Version of Hyper-V

By Aidan Finn - July 28, 2014

Aidan Finn serves up a wish list of the top features and improvements he’d like to see in the next version of Hyper-V.

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