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 aidanfinn.com 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
Aidan Finn shows how to leverage Windows Server Failover Clustering priority to manipulate and order failover of highly available Hyper-V virtual machines.
Aidan Finn shows us how to measure the usage of host resources by virtual machines by using resource metering in Hyper-V.
Aidan Finn explains how Microsoft is positioning Azure towards small and medium enterprises as a supplement to on-premise IT resources.
Aidan Finn shows us how to boot a Hyper-V virtual machine off of a network by using the preboot execution environment (PXE).
Aidan Finn shows how to use the Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Enhanced Session mode to get increased performance for virtual machine connections.
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.
In this post Aidan Finn explains what hyper-convergence is and asks the question: Is hyper-convergence the right way to go?
Aidan Finn walks us through the installation of a guest OS from a Windows ISO image in this handy how-to article.
Aidan Finn shows us how to manually install a guest operating system (OS) in a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM).
Curious about what Microsoft StorSimple is? Aidan Finn provides a thorough overview of Microsoft’s promising hybrid storage solution in this informative post.