Virtualization


Upgrading to System Center Virtual Machine Manager Version 1807, Part 2

Now that you've cleared all the system requirements, the next step is to install SCVMM version 1801 and then update from there. Brien shows you how.

Upgrading to System Center Virtual Machine Manager Version 1807, Part 1

Brien walks you through the migration process so you can start benefiting from the newest SCVMM features. The first step: Get your system in line with the latest version's prerequisites. And there are plenty.

Getting a Handle on Hyper-V Virtual NICs

Hyper-V usually makes it easy to configure virtual network adapters within VMs. That is, until you need to create a VM containing multiple virtual NICs.

Microsoft Highlights Emerging Kubernetes Scalability and Governance Efforts

Microsoft this week highlighted some emerging efforts to improve both the scalability and governance of the open source Kubernetes container orchestration service.

Upgrades Recommended To Address Critical Kubernetes Flaws

Kubernetes deployments have "Critical" flaws that could permit information disclosures, according to a Kubernetes announcement.

Microsoft, Docker Launch Cloud Native Application Bundles for Managing Distributed Apps

Microsoft and Docker on Tuesday announced a new specification and a new tool for organizations and developers managing distributed applications.

Working with Hyper-V Virtual Disks in PowerShell

A common way to attach a virtual hard disk to a virtual machine is via the Hyper-V Manager. But, as Brien shows, you can use PowerShell instead.

How To Fix Hyper-V Clock Skew Issues

A few minutes of clock skew might seem like a non-issue, but don't be fooled. There are multiple scenarios where having differing clocks could wreak minor havoc. Here's how to address the problem.

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Installing the Hyper-V Module for PowerShell

If you're getting error messages while trying to manage a remote Hyper-V host from a Windows 10 desktop, here's one possible reason -- and a solution.

Can Group Policy Settings Be Applied to Hyper-V VMs?

As Brien shows, here's where WMI filtering comes in handy.

Managing Hyper-V VMs with PowerShell Direct

Here's how to use PowerShell to manage Hyper-V virtual machines without having to jump through the usual hoops.

Docker Rolls Out Windows Server Application Migration Program

Docker announced a new Windows Server Application Migration program on Thursday.

Windows Server 2019 Now Commercially Available, But Hardware Lags

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Windows Server 2019 has reached "general availability" commercial release status, although the certified hardware from equipment makers is yet to come.

Windows Virtual Desktop Service Will Offer Windows 10 VDI Connections for Orgs

Microsoft on Monday announced a coming preview of Windows Virtual Desktop, a new service that will deliver virtual Windows desktops and apps to end users from Microsoft Azure infrastructure.

Microsoft Highlights Kubernetes Support on Windows Server 2019

Microsoft's No. 1 networking feature for the forthcoming Windows Server 2019 product is Kubernetes support, according to a Wednesday announcement.

Windows 10 Hyper-V Is (Probably) Not Going Away

There's a rumor that Microsoft is planning to replace Hyper-V with an alternative feature called simply "Virtual Machines." Brien breaks down just how little sense that would make.

How Will Windows Server 2019 Impact Hyper-V Architecture?

Microsoft's forthcoming Windows Server product looks to be jam-packed with new features. Here are some of the standouts, specific to Hyper-V.

Intel Issues Security Advisory on L1 Speculative Execution Attack Method

Intel, Microsoft and Red Hat issued security advisories on Tuesday for yet another speculative execution side-channel attack method, this time going by the "L1 Terminal Fault" name.

Provisioning Outdated OSes with Hyper-V 2016 Integration Services

Managing Integration Services used to be a pain until Microsoft began including it in all Windows OSes, starting with Windows Server 2016. But administrators of older platforms don't need to be left high and dry.

Retrieving Detailed Information About Hyper-V VMs

There is actually quite a bit of VM info that is hidden from view, but that can be exposed through the Get-VM cmdlet if you know how. Brien walks you through the steps.

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