How To Check Hyper-V Replica Health

Keeping the replicas current will ease the backup process if something goes wrong.

New Windows 10 Test Build Includes 'Nested Virtualization' Preview

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 test build, released this week, supports a preview of a new "nested virtualization" feature.

VMware Pushes Out Fixes for 3 Hardware Security Holes

VMware has released security updates for three significant flaws in vCenter Server and ESXi.

VMware Packages Containers for the Enterprise

The company that made server virtualization popular is now targeting DevOps with cloud-native containers built on vSphere.

How To Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine to New Hardware

While the process won't take too much time, it's a bit more complicated than it should be.

Microsoft Azure GS-Series Adds Storage to 'Largest' Virtual Machines

Microsoft today announced a GS-Series for organizations tapping Azure virtual machines (VMs).

Q&A: Why Patrick Chanezon Left Microsoft To Join Docker

As a director for enterprise platform evangelism at Microsoft, Patrick Chanezon played a key role in working with ecosystem partners on Docker integration until the container vendor's founder lured him away.

First Look: Hyper-V 2016 Second Preview

The second technical preview of Microsoft Hyper-V 2016 might not look much different than the first but it has some important new features.

Gartner Names Microsoft and VMware as Server Virtualization Leaders

Gartner has released its 2015 "Magic Quadrant" for x86 server virtualization infrastructure, which found that Microsoft and VMware are leading the pack in that market.

How To Inject Files Into a Hyper-V Virtual Machine

Don't have a DVD drive connected to your server? No problem.

How To Run PowerShell Commands Against a Remote VM

Here's a look at the Invoke-Command cmdlet and how it will be extended in Windows Server 2016.

Analysis Finds Windows Server 2003 Use Continuing Past Its Lifecycle

Windows Server 2003 likely won't be totally gone from datacenters until mid-2018, according to an industry study.

RDS Rapid Deployment with Hyper-V and VMM

Get servers running Remote Desktop Services (RDS) up and running with just a few clicks.

Industry Group Forms to Standardize Container Technology

Software containerization is about to get some order and standardization under the direction of a new industry consortium called the Open Container Project.

VMware Targets Azure Active Directory with New SSO Service

Looking to fill a key hole in its infrastructure and mobility management stack, VMware on Monday became the latest major IT infrastructure player to launch a single sign-on SSO offering.

Virtual Desktops Come in New Flavors

Cloud and mobility provides wider desktop virtualization options. Citrix and VMware remain the leaders, but Microsoft and others gain ground.

First Look: Docker Machine Preview

The new Docker Machine preview lets you build Docker VM hosts on various compatible OS hosts, hypervisors and clouds.

vSphere vs. Hyper-V: Hypervisors Battle for the Enterprise

VMware has rolled out its first major new hypervisor platform in three years and introduces some features not yet in Hyper-V.

Inside Microsoft's Embrace of Container-Fueled Automation

The introduction of containers to Windows Server, Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure tied with Windows PowerShell automation paves the Microsoft path to DevOps and support for cross-platform modern apps.

How To Use Windows Server as a Network Router

Link up virtual machines without the need of physical hardware.

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