Tag Archive: Microsoft

Jun 06

Hyper-V: Differencing disks

Differencing disks - from technet site

From Technet Site Differencing disks, a way to save space, but still deploy the same amount of virtual machines.  This solution allows you to create one parent image with a base Windows installation (including common patches/updates and software) and then setup all other VM’s based on that one parent image.  So, you’d create one parent …

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Jun 03

Private Cloud with HP and Microsoft

HP not only offer a private/public cloud based on its amazing HP Bladesystem Matrix & VMware, but also on a Hyper-V platform as well, and its part of the Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track program (see here for more information of the Fast Track program and how it can help accelerate your journey to the …

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Jun 02

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1

What extras are include in SP1 Hyper-V Server 2008 R2? Dynamic Memory: better utilize memory resources by balancing how memory is distributed between virtual machines.  It can be dynamically reallocated between these virtual machines in response to greater workload demands within these VM’s.  It allows consistent workload scalability and performance therefore making more efficient use of …

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