Category: Hyper-V Administration

How to Convert VMware VMs to Hyper-V

For one reason or another, you might need to convert a VMware VM to a Hyper-V VM. Perhaps you have a multi-hypervisor environment, or you need to perform testing, or you want a more rational licensing ...

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Useful Tips for Hyper-V VM Disaster Recovery

In order to stay competitive in a business environment, companies are expected to conduct operations and provide services to their customers without interruption. However, this is not always the case, ...

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How to Install ESXi on Hyper-V

One of the previous blog posts explained Hyper-V nested virtualization as well as the installation of a virtual Hyper-V server on a VM that runs on a physical Hyper-V server. Today’s blog post cover ...

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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Load Balancing

One of the main benefits of the virtualization of an environment is rational resources usage. When specific virtual machines are not needed, they can be powered off; this allows freed up computing res ...

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Hyper-V or VirtualBox – Which One to Choose for Your Infrastructure?

In the modern highly virtualized IT world, choosing a hypervisor that is the most suitable for your tasks is an important point. There are multiple virtualization platforms provided by different vendo ...

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Hyper-V Generation 1 vs. 2 – Which One to Choose?

There are two generations of Hyper-V virtual machines – Generation 1 and Generation 2. The choice of VM generation is important when a VM is created; this choice is also dependent on the guest opera ...

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VMware Backup Guide for Hyper-V Administrators

At first glance, the Hyper-V and VMware virtual environments may seem similar, but upon closer inspection, a number of important differences between these two virtualization platforms become apparent. ...

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Hyper-V Nested Virtualization Explained

Windows Server 2016 is the newest addition to the popular Windows Server family of operating systems. The 2016 version introduces several useful new features, including features specifically designed ...

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Hyper-V Storage Best Practices

Storage is one of the most important components involved with servers; this includes virtualization servers that have a hypervisor installed and virtual machines running. Storage can cause high or low ...

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Hyper-V Backup Guide for VMware Administrators

With Microsoft Hyper-V gaining more market share and coming of age, VMware administrators are finding themselves having to administer Hyper-V alongside vSphere in their environments. There are certain ...

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