The latest release from Citrix can now work in Microsoft Hyper-V environments where the Secure Boot feature for Generation 2 VMs is enabled. Citrix XenApp 7.12 support in Secure Boot environments represents a move to further enhanced security at the foundation of the system. With this feature enabled, IT can be more confident that only […]
In this video Microsoft discusses the advancements made to file servers in terms of scale, storage, virtual processors, support for vm’s per host and per cluster as well as demoing a classic vs. scaled out file server.
Microsoft has released a free ebook on their Virtualization products.This is the book for IT professionals who want to learn more about the latest Microsoft virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, Windows Virtual PC and Windows […]
Microsoft announced last week that they have a new tool to work for P2V desktops. Simply put this tool will allow you to desktop virtualization to maintain legacy applications and still move users to Windows 7.The tool works with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and/or System Center Configuration Manager plus the Disk2VHD virtual hard disk solution […]
When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide. Driver support for synthetic devices: The Linux integration components include support for both the synthetic network controller and synthetic storage controller that have been developed specifically for Hyper-V. These components take advantage of the new high-speed bus, VMBus, which […]
With the release of Beta of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 a number of you have asked about Service Pack 1 for the standalone Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, and whether the new capabilities of Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX will be available for it. Absolutely, both Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX have been […]
Here is a list of good Hyper-V Tools. Some of them also gives you the ability to use them with Citrix XenServer, since they are based on the VHD image format. Wim2VHD Creates a Windows Server 2008/Vista/Win7 VHD from media in 5 minutes. VHDtool Command-line tool for VHD manipulation including instant creation of large fixed-size […]
This technical report (TR) provides guidelines and best practices for integrated architectures and implementations of Microsoft® Hyper-V with NetApp® storage solutions. The NetApp technologies discussed in this technical report are important to achieving an integrated storage solution that is cost effective, operationally efficient, flexible, and environment friendly. Click here to download the whitepaper