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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

Clustered Hyper-V Virtual Machine Prioritization

By Aidan Finn - September 18, 2014

Aidan Finn shows how to leverage Windows Server Failover Clustering priority to manipulate and order failover of highly available Hyper-V virtual machines.

Resource Metering in Hyper-V

By Aidan Finn - September 17, 2014

Aidan Finn shows us how to measure the usage of host resources by virtual machines by using resource metering in Hyper-V.

The Microsoft Azure Sales Strategy for Small and Medium Enterprises

By Aidan Finn - September 11, 2014

Aidan Finn explains how Microsoft is positioning Azure towards small and medium enterprises as a supplement to on-premise IT resources.

Boot a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Using PXE

By Aidan Finn - September 9, 2014

Aidan Finn shows us how to boot a Hyper-V virtual machine off of a network by using the preboot execution environment (PXE).

Using Hyper-V Enhanced Session Mode

By Aidan Finn - September 8, 2014

Aidan Finn shows how to use the Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Enhanced Session mode to get increased performance for virtual machine connections.

5 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade To Windows Server 2012 R2

By Aidan Finn - September 4, 2014

Still can’t decide if you should upgrade to Windows Server 2012 R2? Aidan Finn serves up five reasons why you should upgrade to Microsoft’s latest server OS.

What is Hyper-Convergence?

By Aidan Finn - September 3, 2014

In this post Aidan Finn explains what hyper-convergence is and asks the question: Is hyper-convergence the right way to go?

Installing a guest OS from a Windows ISO image

By Aidan Finn - September 2, 2014

Aidan Finn walks us through the installation of a guest OS from a Windows ISO image in this handy how-to article.

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.

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