Virtualization


System Center Operations Manager: Management Packs Go Deep

The new System Center feature plugs in monitor infrastructure and apps in real time.

Microsoft Releases Windows RT Azure RemoteApp Client

Microsoft released its Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT devices this week.

Docker 1.0 Released, Gets Microsoft Azure Support

Docker commercially released its open source application containerization solution, which is now supported on Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Releases Remote Desktop App Preview for Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has released yet another preview of its Remote Desktop App for Windows Phone 8.1.

How To Migrate to Hyper-V

Here's a rundown of how to use Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter to switch from VMware hypervisors to Hyper-V.

Hyper-V Moves into the Fast Lane

The Microsoft hypervisor is gaining more respect and usage for datacenter and hybrid cloud virtualization.

vCenter Orchestrator: An Easily Missed Diamond in the Rough

Many don't even know that their VMware vCenter Server license comes with an incredibly powerful automation tool for admins.

How To Work with Hyper-V Checkpoints

Here's a quick breakdown on how to roll back to an earlier Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V checkpoint.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2014 Now Available

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014, a suite of six tools for IT pros, was released for download today.

How To Troubleshoot with the RDS Connection Quality Indicator

Here's how to take advantage of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 8.0's new Connection Info notification in the Remote Desktop Client.

How To Upgrade Hyper-V to Windows Server 2012 R2

This three-step process will get your virtual machines running on Microsoft's latest Windows Server version.

Reader Survey: The Death of Windows XP

As Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows XP and ends support for the 2003 versions of Office and Exchange, IT faces difficult choices and a variety of options.

Inside Look: System Center 2012 R2's New Data Protection Manager

Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now better suited for virtual environments, Linux servers, SQL Server support and provides more consistency.

Microsoft Previews Virtual Desktop Starter Kit

Microsoft released a software tool today for testing virtual desktop infrastructure scenarios using its Remote Desktop Services protocol.

Microsoft Adds Windows Azure Management Improvements

Microsoft announced a bunch of Windows Azure management improvements on Thursday.

VMware and Google Deal Will Enable Windows on Chromebooks

Partnership could make Chromebooks an upgrade consideration for organizations.

System Center 2012 R2: Manage VMware VMs and Hyper-V Together

You can administer both virtualization platforms through a single pane of glass using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2.

How To Rebuild a Failed RAID Array

Brien walks you through how to repair a failed drive within a storage pool to quickly get you up and running after an error occurs.

How To Interact With Virtual Disks Through PowerShell

Here's how to differentiate between OS virtual disks and virtual machine virtual disks.

How To Make Use of Hyper-V Replicas

Besides using replicas as protective backups, they can be used for testing purposes.

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