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Backing Up VMs to AWS: Choose Your Method

Amazon provides a set of web services that are currently widely in use for cloud computing and are popular among IT companies. Two blog posts from our series on backing up VMs to AWS explained how to ...

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NAS Backup Strategies

NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices are becoming increasingly popular and are typically used as file servers for storing files, as database storage, and for storing virtual machines running on hype ...

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How to Install and Configure Hyper-V Manager

Microsoft provides a wide variety of tools for managing Hyper-V environment: System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), PowerShell, Server Configuration tool, etc. However, Hyper-V Manager stands ...

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Top Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Features That Are Worth Your Attention

Microsoft Hyper-V was first introduced as a free server role within Windows Server 2008. Later, a standalone Windows Hyper-V Server was released, the main purpose of which was to provide a virtualizat ...

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Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 vs. Hyper-V Role

Since 2008, Microsoft has provided two deployment options for the Hyper-V hypervisor – a standalone installation of Hyper-V Server and a Hyper-V role that can be added onto an existing Windows Serve ...

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How to Work with Hyper-V VHD and VHDX Files: Essential Basics

The release of Windows Server 2012 was warmly welcomed due to the introduction of multiple virtualization features, including the new VHDX file format. VHDX is essentially the successor of VHD, but wi ...

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How to Install Hyper-V: A Step-By-Step Guide

Microsoft introduced their proprietary virtualization platform, Hyper-V, as a part of Windows Server 2008. Since its first release, Hyper-V has been available on all subsequent versions of Windows Ser ...

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How to Convert Hyper-V to VMware VM

VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V are both hardware virtualization platforms, but on some occasions, you might need to convert a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM) for use with VMware. VMware provides se ...

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Universal Object Recovery in NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Data loss is an unpleasant event that usually occurs unexpectedly. Application files, database files and user documents can be lost after hardware failure or a virus attack. They can even can be accid ...

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Hyper-V Network Adapters: What, Why, and How

The previous blog post covered how to create a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM). However, creating a Hyper-V VM is merely the first step of building a large-scale virtual environment; thereafter, you have ...

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