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12 Microsoft MVPs examine Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016

Hard to believe that we’re now into March of the new year, and while some people will say its going too quickly, I’m very excited for what lies in …

Hyper-V How To: Convert VHD to VHDX

One of the core functions of a hypervisor is to abstract the hardware that guests use, and hard disks are no exception. What virtual machines see as …

Hot Hyper-V Topics: February 2016

It’s time for our monthly deep-dive into the cool links and Hot Hyper-V Topics from the last month! With the new year out of the way, businesses and …

Unkown Devices in Hyper-V Guests

When using down-level Windows systems as Hyper-V guests, you might notice some “Unknown Devices”. Since Device Manager was first introduced, the best …

Why you should have a Domain-Joined Hyper-V Host

There are two Hyper-V-related topics that I simply will not take questions on anymore. It’s not because I don’t like you or because I doubt that …

PowerShell Script: Configure Constrained Delegation

function Set-VMHostADDelegation<p>.SYNOPSIS<p>Sets Active Directory delegation on specified hosts for SMB transfers and/or Live Migration.<p>.DESCRIPTION<p>Sets …

VMware fault tolerance as implemented in vSphere 6

VMware Fault Tolerance as implemented in vSphere 6.0<p>Fault Tolerance is a seldom used feature even though it’s been available since the days of VMware …

Virtualization

Hot VMware Topics - February 2016

Hot VMware Topics – February 2016<p>On our Hyper-V blog, we’ve done this type of piece for quite some time, but as our VMware blog is still in it’s …

Virtualization

Setting up VMware High Availability on a vSphere Cluster

<b>New Webinar: Sharpen your VMware vSphere Troubleshooting skills with Ryan Birk & Andy Syrewicze. Save your seat …

Virtualization

VMware DRS - Distributed Resource Scheduler

VMware DRS – Distributed Resource Scheduler<p>High Availability (HA) and Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) are the main reasons why you would set up …

Virtualization

A comparison of vCenter Server for Windows and vCSA

vCenter Server for Windows and vCSA compared<p><b>UPDATE: This post has been updated (20-July-2017) to reflect the changes in vSphere 6.5</b><p>This post …

Virtualization