Category: Hyper-V VM Management

Understanding Hyper-V VM Licensing on Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V Server 2016

VM licensing has always been a confusing topic for many users due to the multitude of implications and liabilities that it entails. Currently, Microsoft customers who want to build a highly functional ...

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What Is Hyper-V Manager and How Does It Work?

Hyper-V Manager has an intuitive user interface and offers basic yet powerful functionality, which makes it a feasible option for small and medium-sized enterprises. If you wanted to find answers to c ...

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How to Run Linux on Hyper-V?

Hyper-V is a type 1 hypervisor developed by Microsoft that can be enabled on Windows machines or installed as a standalone operating system (Hyper-V Server 2016, for example). Hyper-V can run not only ...

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Full Overview of Hyper-V Dynamic Memory Best Practices

Hyper-V Dynamic Memory was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1. Prior to its release, a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM) would start and run with the full amount of RAM assigned to it, whi ...

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Best Hyper-V Management Tools for Your Virtual Environment

In 2008, Microsoft introduced Hyper-V as its own virtualization platform, allowing users to create and run multiple virtual machines (VMs) with various guest operating systems (OSs) within a single IT ...

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How to Create Hyper-V Virtual Machine: Complete Walkthrough

The goal of most organizations is to grow and expand over time. While meeting this goal, an organization also often finds it more difficult to properly and efficiently manage all aspects of its infras ...

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Windows Hyper-V ReFS vs NTFS: Which One to Choose?

Hyper-V environments can’t properly function without reliable storage in place, as it has a significant impact on the virtual machine (VM) performance. This is due to the fact that the storage’s m ...

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How to Create a Fixed-Size Hard Disk for a Hyper-V VM

In the previous post, we took a look at creating a virtual machine in Hyper-V and the various settings and considerations for choosing options for our new virtual machine. One of the topics mentioned ...

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Creating and Configuring VMs in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

In the previous posts, we walked through the initial configuration of our Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V server. This included installation, administration, storage settings, network configuration, and r ...

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