Category Archives: Hyper-V

VMM Network Setup for clusters with virtual nics

As a consultant, new customer requests and scenarios are usually a great opportunity to learn new things and new ways of thinking. Recently a customer presented with the following scenario,…

Creating Hyper-V Host Virtual NICs

In a scenario where you have multiple of your NICs in the hosts teamed, you may not want to dedicate a full gigabit network card only to Heartbeat, CSV or…

New book about SCVMM and Hyper-V

My MVP colleague Alessandro Cardoso just finished an awesome covering Windows 2012R2 and Hyper-V new features, System Center 2012 R2 VMM, Operations Manager, App Controller and Azure integration as well Veeam…

Shared VHDX–an Experiment

Welcome to the new world of shared VHDX! Ok, let’s backup a bit. Here’s my scenario, which will likely sound familiar to you: I have a SQL 2008 R2 cluster….

Careful with Live Storage Migration and ODX

ODX – Offloaded Data Transfers is a technology developed by Microsoft to reduce the client server network traffic and CPU time usage during large data transfer. Very nice idea. Details…