Hyper-V Server

Ignite 2015–What’s New in Windows Server Hyper-V

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Speakers: Ben Armstrong & Sarah Cooley This is a detailed view of everything you can do with Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 TPv2 build. 14 demos. This is not a complete overview of everything in the release. This is what you can realistically do in labs with the build at the moment. A lot of [...]

Two New Hyper-V Books

February 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

I am not writing a WS2012 R2 Hyper-V book, but some of my Hyper-V MVP colleagues have been busy writing. I haven’t read these books, but the authors are more than qualified and greatly respected in the Hyper-V MVP community. Hyper-V Security By Eric Siron & Andy Syrewicze Available on [...]

New Features in Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Hyper-V

November 3, 2014 // 10 Comments

I’m going to do my best (no guarantees – I only have one body and pair of ears/eyes and NDA stuff is hard to track!) to update this page with a listing of each new feature in Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Hyper-V and Hyper-V Server 2016 after they are discussed publicly by Microsoft. The links [...]

Windows Server vNext Technical Preview is Available

October 1, 2014 // 4 Comments

You can see the features of the next version of Hyper-V (and related parts of Windows Server) here. I just checked and you can find: Windows Server (Standard) Technical Preview Windows Server Datacenter Technical Preview Hyper-V Server Technical Preview The Windows 10 technical previews are also [...]

Download Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

July 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

It has come to the attention of myself and several other Hyper-V MVPs that people are having a nightmare searching for the download ISO for Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. I’ve verified the problem on Bing and Google and Microsoft are aware of the issue. In the meantime you here is the download page for [...]

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Is Available

November 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

The free version of Hyper-V has been updated to 2012 R2 and released and available to download … for free.  This is the same Hyper-V as you get in the Standard and Datacenter editions minus the GUI and Automatic Virtual Machine Activation (AVMA – Datacenter only).  You can learn more [...]

Configuring SMB Delegation Just Got Much Easier

October 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

To me, there’s no doubt that using SMB 3.0 storage makes a Hyper-V-powered data centre much more flexible.  Getting away from the constraints of traditional block storage data protocols and using “simple” file shares and permissions means that workloads are even more mobile, able to Live [...]
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