Microsoft Hyper-V

Nested virtualization for Hyper-V with System Center VMM

It is relatively easy to configure nested virtualization for Hyper-V within System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Here are the steps…

2 months ago

Why you need to check your virtualization host’s NUMA configuration

Should you disallow NUMA spanning in your Hyper-V architecture? There are two sides to this story, and you’ll get both…

7 months ago

Migrating and configuring Hyper-V passthrough disks

Believe it or not, Hyper-V virtual machines can be configured to use a dedicated physical hard disk, which is referred…

7 months ago

Working with the free Hyper-V Configuration Tool from ManageEngine

ManageEngine offers a free Hyper-V Configuration Tool that comes with some nice features. But don’t expect it to replace Hyper-V…

8 months ago

Another tool for your toolbox: Using Capacity Planner for Hyper-V Replica

For those who use the Hyper-V replica feature, a tool from Microsoft can help you analyze the infrastructure required to…

8 months ago

Use baselines to ensure patch compliance for Hyper-V virtual machines

It is important that virtual machine infrastructure is kept up to date. Here’s how to use baselines to ensure patch…

9 months ago

How to create custom-built port profiles for virtual network adapters

Using custom-built port profiles for virtual network adapters does wonders for your virtualization infrastructure. This step-by-step guide shows you how.

10 months ago

Creating failover clusters in System Center Virtual Machine Manager

While there is technically nothing wrong with creating failover clusters from within the Failover Cluster Manager, here’s what we believe…

10 months ago

Repair Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines with PowerShell

Hyper-V is reliable for hosting virtual machines, but things sometimes go wrong. Fortunately, PowerShell can repair Hyper-V hosts and fix…

11 months ago

Checking to see how much space is really available for your Hyper-V VM

Ever wonder if there’s enough physical space to allow you to perform an action in a Hyper-V VM? Here’s how…

1 year ago