Virtualization


Microsoft Highlights Windows Server 2016 Performance Specs

Microsoft is touting Windows Server 2016 in preparation for its Ignite conference next month, where the new server will make its debut.

Microsoft Unveils Server Virtualization Deal for VMware Users

Microsoft today announced a coming limited-time offer aimed at getting VMware server virtualization users to switch over to using Microsoft Hyper-V.

Microsoft and Citrix Lay Out Mobile and Cloud Partnership Efforts

Microsoft and Citrix once again explained their partnership vision that will combine Citrix virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions with Microsoft Azure datacenter solutions.

How To Back Up Hyper-V to Amazon Web Services

A guide to configuring the AWS Gateway to back up your Hyper-V VMs in the Amazon public cloud.

Newest Veeam Availability Suite To Be Integrated with Windows Server 2016

Version 9.5 of the Veeam Availability Suite, scheduled for release later this year, will be fully integrated with the Windows Server 2016 operating system and the Hyper-V-native hypervisor used in the datacenter, the company said.

How To Fix a Detached Virtual Disk in Windows Storage Spaces

While a rare occurrence, you may have a need to fix a virtual disk that has come attached.

Microsoft Changing Virtualization Tools Support Policy for Windows 10 Pro Users

Microsoft this week announced a coming change to its support for two virtualization tools, but it just applies to Windows 10 Pro edition users.

What's New in Windows Server 2016 TP5 Hyper-V

Better backups, checkpoints and security are highlights of the latest version.

Microsoft Offers Azure Virtual Machines F-Series

Microsoft released a new F-Series of Azure Virtual Machines this month.

Microsoft's Windows 7 Convenience Rollups Choking on Some VMware VMs

Microsoft's "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 aren't playing well with some VMware virtual machines (VMs), the two companies warned this week.

Docker's Close Integration with Windows Server

Windows Server 2016 TP4 and TP5 now support Docker containers. Learn what this means for the future of IT system and application architectures and how to set up and manage a host using Windows PowerShell.

Microsoft Remote Desktop App for Windows 10 Arriving Next Month

Microsoft announced this week that its Remote Desktop application for Windows 10 clients will be exiting its current preview state in "the next couple of weeks."

Microsoft's Shielded VMs Designed To Add Security Against Rogue Admins

Microsoft this week talked more about its Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter security technology.

Azure Container Service Goes Live with Mesosphere DC/OS Integration

Today Microsoft announced the commercial availability of its Azure Container Service, while its partner Mesosphere announced the launch of a new open source DC/OS project.

Microsoft Bringing Windows 10 Hyper-V Containers and PowerShell Dev Perks

Microsoft indicated late last week that it will build Hyper-V containers natively into Windows 10.

A Tale of 2 Container Deployments

Microsoft's foray into containers will offer two deployment options -- Windows and Hyper-V. This is an exploration of both.

How To Make Sysprep Work with Windows 10, Part 2

If things do go wrong with your Windows 10 template, here's how to fix it (most of the time).

How To Make Sysprep Work with Windows 10, Part 1

When creating multiple Windows 10 VMs, you might run into some problems …

Docker Announces Container Management Datacenter

Docker, Inc. on Tuesday has released its latest datacenter aimed at application development and container management.

VMware Lays Off 900, Reduces vCloud Air Team

In wake of the acquisition of VMware parent company EMC by Dell, reports are coming in that the company has started mass layoffs.

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