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 takes a look at Proximal Data AutoCache, a product that boosts read performance of virtualization storage for Hyper-V and vSphere.
Considering the purchase of blade servers for your IT department? Aidan Finn argues that blade servers are the wrong choice for today's data center.
Our two-part series on SMB 3.0 and SMB Multichannel concludes with a discussion of smart SMB design, SMB Multichannel constraints, and SMB bandwidth limits.
In part one of this article series, Aidan Finn shows how to design and manage SMB Multichannel in SMB 3.0, which is a data protocol that is available in Windows
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