Application layering with virtual hard disks and PowerShell

Decoupling applications from the operating system they run on can be a challenge, but there are some ways to do…

2 months ago

Expanding Hyper-V virtual hard disks? 5 things to know

Adding space to a Hyper-V virtual hard disk is a simple process. But there are some speed bumps you must…

2 months ago

Preparing your virtual machines for Windows 11 using PowerShell

In preparation for Windows 11, you will have to modify some settings on your Hyper-V virtual machines — but PowerShell…

3 months ago

Replicating Hyper-V VMs to the Azure cloud

Migrating Hyper-V VMs to Microsoft Azure can sometimes cause confusion. This tutorial walks you through the process of replicating the…

4 months ago

Dev/Test decision: Hyper-V Server or Windows 10 Hyper-V?

For Dev/Test environments, Windows 10 Hyper-V and Hyper-V Server are both viable options. But there are some differences between the…

5 months ago

Creating primary and extended Hyper-V replicas

Hyper-V replication is a great fallback if something goes wrong with a VM. Creating extended Hyper-V replicas takes the process…

6 months ago

Decreasing the background activity of Hyper-V virtual machines

Organizations can increase their virtual machine density by decreasing the virtual machines’ background activity. Here’s how to do it.

7 months ago

VMM agent deployment issues? Try these solutions

There are several reasons why a Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) agent fails to install properly. Here are some solutions to…

1 year ago

The evolution of backup: Interview with Altaro’s Simon Attard

Backup is not the glitziest part of an IT pro’s job, but it may be the most important. Simon Attard…

1 year ago

Microsoft App-V as an application virtualization solution: Pros & cons

If your shop is considering using App-V as an application virtualization solution, read this article first and weigh the pros…

2 years ago