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PVLAN Isolation

 PVLAN Isolation

Introduction

In VMM 2012 SP1 you can isolate VM Networks using either traditional VLAN/PVLANS or, if you are using Windows Server 2012 as your host operating system, you can choose to implement Network Virtualization. The latter option addressing the scale limitations associated with a traditional VLANs solution as well […]

Hyper -V Fabric Monitoring

Fabric Monitoring

A close integration between System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager introduces System Center cloud monitoring of virtual layers for private cloud environments. To get this new functionality, use the System Center 2012 Management Pack for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Dashboard, which is […]

Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012 R2

the top 8 improvements done to Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012 R2. We will be diving deep into each of these features in the coming weeks through blog posts and TechNet articles.

Seamless Upgrade

You can upgrade from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 without having to re-IR your protected VMs. With […]

Cluster-Aware Updating Overview

CAU is an automated feature that enables you to update clustered servers with little or no loss of availability during the update process. During an Updating Run, CAU transparently performs the following tasks: • Puts each node of the cluster into node maintenance mode • Moves the clustered roles off the node • Installs the […]

Deploy an Active Directory-Detached Cluster

To deploy an Active Directory-detached cluster, you must use Windows PowerShell. You cannot use Failover Cluster Manager. To create the failover cluster, start Windows PowerShell as an administrator, and then use the New-Cluster cmdlet with the –AdministrativeAccessPoint parameter set to a value of DNS.

In Windows Server 2012 R2, you can deploy a failover cluster […]

Storage Quality of Service for Hyper-V

Starting in Windows Server® 2012 R2, Hyper-V includes the ability to set certain quality-of-service (QoS) parameters for storage on the virtual machines. For more information about configuring storage QoS for Hyper-V, see Configure Storage Quality of Service.

Storage QoS provides storage performance isolation in a multitenant environment and mechanisms to notify you when the storage […]

New in Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012 R2

What’s New in Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2

This topic explains the new and changed functionality of the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2012 R2. For information about Hyper-V on Windows Server® 2016 Technical Preview, see What’s new in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview.

Role […]

virtual hard disk: Hyper-v

required for resizing a virtual hard disk: Hyper-v

• A server capable of running Hyper-V. The server must have processor support for hardware virtualization. The Hyper-V role must be installed.

• A user account that is a member of the local Hyper-V Administrators group or the Administrators group. The following functionality is required for resizing […]

Hyper -V 2016

Active memory dump

Windows Server 2016 introduces a dump type of “Active memory dump”, which filters out most memory pages allocated to VMs making the memory.dmp file much smaller and easier to save/copy.

 

Azure Stack

A replacement for Windows Azure Pack (WAPack), bringing the code of the “Ibiza” “preview portal” of Azure to on-premises […]

Hyper-V Snapshots / Checkpoints

In Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-v Snapshots were renamed to so-called “Checkpoints“.

The following are 11 things to know about Hyper-V snapshots and checkpoints. Ideally an IT admin should be aware of all of them in order to make a well informed decision on when and how to use snapshots.

Advantages of Hyper-V Snapshots / […]