ReFS Accelerated VHDX Operations

September 8, 2015 // 3 Comments

One of the interesting new features in Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) is ReFS Accelerated VHDX Operations (which also work with VHD). This feature is not ODX (VAAI for you VMware-bods), but it offers the same sort of benefits for VHD/X operations. In other words: faster creation and copying of VHDX [...]

Starting Lab Work With WS2016 TPv3

September 8, 2015 // 2 Comments

You might have assumed that I’ve had Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) running in my lab since TPv1 was launched. Well, that would have been nice but although I spend more time in a lab than most, I didn’t have time/resources. All I had time to play with was a virtual S2D SOFS using VMs and VHDX [...]

MS15-068–SERIOUS Hyper- V Security Vulnerability

July 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is one of those rare occasions where I’m going to say: put aside everything you are doing, test this MS15-068 patch now, and deploy it as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution in a host context if a specially crafted application is run by an authenticated [...]

Hyper-V Amigos Chatting At Microsoft Ignite 2015

May 15, 2015 // 2 Comments

Didier Van Hoye, myself and Carsten Rachfahl (all Hyper-V MVPs) were at Microsoft Ignite last week and we met up at the end to record a chat between the 3 of us, where we discussed some of our highlights from the conference. You can catch this video on the Hyper-V Amigos site. Oh yeah, it was [...]

My Ignite Hyper-V Session Has A Time Slot

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

My session now has a time slot: you can come listen to what you can do now with Hyper-V on Tuesday, May 5th, at 5:00 PM until 6:15 PM. Technorati Tags: Events,Hyper-V,Virtualisation,Windows Server 2012 R2 Please follow and like [...]

Survey – What Kind of UI Do You Use For Hyper-V Hosts?

April 10, 2015 // 9 Comments

I have a one question survey for you: If you are a consultant or have multiple answers then please select the most commonly deployed option. Don’t select your preferred option, but what is really used most often. Please tweet, Facebook, LinkedIn, whatever, this survey to get as big a sample as [...]

My Hyper-V Presentation On Ignite Schedule Builder

April 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has posted my Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V session on the Microsoft Ignite schedule builder. Note that it should read “Windows Server 2012 R2”. Currently, the day/time is January 1st at 12am. Yup, there will be fireworks and some auld lang syne. Please ignore the day/time and add [...]
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