Virtualization


Hyper-V Predictions for Windows Server 2019

For starters, don't be surprised if Microsoft takes an axe to Server Manager in favor of Project Honolulu.

Exploring CPU Groups in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V, Part 2

Microsoft's CPU Groups tool lets you group CPU resources, cap resource consumption, and bind individual VMs to the group. Here's how.

Exploring CPU Groups in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V, Part 1

Microsoft lets Windows Server 2016 users allocate CPU resources at a much more granular level than before. To get started, here's an overview of basic CPU topology.

Microsoft Previews New Remote Desktop Web Client

Microsoft published documentation on Wednesday showing how to deploy a new browser-based Remote Desktop Web Client that's available for testing at the preview stage.

The Changing Face of IT Monitoring

The goal of IT infrastructure and application monitoring solutions must be more than to provide insight into IT operations. Here's what to look for.

The Assumptions Hyper-V Manager Makes on Your Behalf

Some of these assumptions are perfectly valid for most situations, but others -- despite Microsoft's best intentions -- are a bit more puzzling.

Azure Migrate Tool Now Available To Plan VMware Virtual Machine Moves

The Azure Migrate tool can now be used by organizations to help plan moves of their on-premises virtual machines and applications to Azure datacenter infrastructure.

Hyper-V: Revisiting the Chicken and the Egg Paradox

It's not 2008 anymore; go ahead and virtualize all of your domain controllers.

How To Improve the Performance of Windows 10 in a Hyper-V VM

Brien walks through the steps of troubleshooting a (very) slow Windows 10 virtual machine. Hint: Disable your virtual memory at your own risk.

Accelerated Networking for Azure Virtual Machines Now 'Generally Available'

Microsoft today announced the "general availability" of its Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines, which is available for use with both Linux- and Windows-based VMs.

VMware Talking with Microsoft on VMware Virtualization on Azure

VMware isn't planning to work directly with Microsoft on the technical details of its emerging VMware virtualization on Azure solution, but the company has dropped some of its initially condemnatory language about it.

Posey's Tech Predictions for 2018

According to Brien's take on the Microsoft tea leaves, the year ahead should bode well for Hyper-V and Azure customers. On the other hand, Windows 10 S users may want to brace themselves.

Azure Migrate Tool Will Be Production-Ready in Next 6 Months

The Azure Migrate solution is expected to be a production-ready product for organizations in the first half of 2018, Microsoft indicated this week.

Azure Virtual Machine B-Series and M-Series Now Commercially Available

Microsoft added more options to its alphabet soup of Azure virtual machine (VM) offerings this month.

VMware Partners with Carbon Black on Datacenter Security

VMware and Carbon Black, a provider of endpoint security solutions, are working on a new security offering that aims to protect datacenters by analyzing historical application data.

Migration Support for Hyper-V VMs Added to AWS

AWS has added tools to migrate Hyper-V virtual machines to its cloud.

VMware Rips Microsoft for Azure 'Bare Metal' Migration Solution

Microsoft this month provoked VMware by announcing a preview of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Microsoft Azure hardware.

Getting Started With Hyper-V Groups

With the help of PowerShell, Hyper-V management is simplified when actions can be performed in bulk.

Microsoft To Preview Remote Desktop Services Improvements

Microsoft this week briefly showed access and security improvements that will be coming to Remote Desktop Services.

Microsoft Operations Management Suite Now Supports New System Center Virtual Machine Manager Reporting Option

The Microsoft Operations Management Suite now has a way to show System Center Virtual Machine Manager health and performance information for on-premises-located virtual machines.

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