Hyper-V How to Articles and News
Introduced soon after the launch of Windows Server 2008, Hyper-V is Microsoft's virtualization technology that forms the core of a family of products that compete directly with VMware's suite of virtualization offerings. While Hyper-V was initially considered to be a less capable product that VMware's virtualization platform, Microsoft has aggressively updated the product with several updates, and Hyper-V is now widely considered to be feature competitive with VMware.
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Recent Hyper-V Articles
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.
In her first post for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, VMware vExpert Melissa Palmer explains what VMware vApp is, how useful a vApp can be, and how to create one.
Aidan Finn shows us how to boot a Hyper-V virtual machine off of a network by using the preboot execution environment (PXE).
Can't get enough virtualization? Learn how to boot a Hyper-V VM to a USB drive in this tutorial by IT pro Peter de Tender.
Learn how to import Hyper-V virtual machines using Hyper-V Manager and Powershell with this helpful tutorial by Jeff Hicks.
We're back to backups! Jeff Hicks shows how to export Hyper-V virtual machines using PowerShell and Hyper-V Manager.
While there are many backup tools out there, they aren't all created equal. In this post, vExpert David Davis goes through the various types of backup tools
Daniel outlines 3 possible solutions for migrating a virtual machine between Hyper-V hosts. He discusses minimizing downtime of the VM and limiting the effect