PowerShell Script: Change Advanced Settings of Hyper-V Virtual Machines

27 Apr 2017 by Eric Siron 2
 

  Each Hyper-V virtual machine sports a number of settings that can be changed, but not by any sanctioned GUI tools. If you're familiar with WMI, these properties are part of the Msvm_VirtualSystemSettingData class. Whether you're familiar with WMI or...

Critical Status in Hyper-V Manager

25 Apr 2017 by Eric Siron 0
 

    I'm an admitted technophile. I like blinky lights and sleek chassis and that new stuff smell and APIs and clicking through interfaces. I wouldn't be in this field otherwise. However, if I were to compile a list of...

Performance Impact of Hyper-V CPU Compatibility Mode

20 Apr 2017 by Eric Siron 0
 

  If there's anything in the Hyper-V world that's difficult to get good information on, it's the CPU compatibility setting. Very little official documentation exists, and it only tells you why and how. I, for one, would like to know...

Free Tool: Advanced Settings Editor for Hyper-V Virtual Machines

18 Apr 2017 by Eric Siron 2
 

  Hyper-V's various GUI tools allow you to modify most of the common virtual machine settings. With the Hyper-V PowerShell module, you can modify a few more. Some settings, however, remain out of easy reach. One particular WMI class contains...

Undocumented Changes to Hyper-V 2016 WMI

13 Apr 2017 by Eric Siron 0
 

  We all know that IT is an ongoing educational experience. Most of that learning is incremental. I can only point to a few times in my career in which a single educational endeavor translated directly to a major change...

100 Altaro VM Backup Users Share Their Storage Savings [INFOGRAPHIC]

11 Apr 2017 by Altaro Software 0
 

  Ever since we released Altaro VM Backup v7 we've received great feedback from our customers on how well Augmented Inline Deduplication works for them, drastically reducing their backup storage requirements. But instead of *telling* you just how good the...

Nano Server AMA with Andrew Mason from Microsoft – Q&A Follow Up

06 Apr 2017 by Andy Syrewicze 0
 

  Hello once again everyone! A few weeks ago, we put on a very special webinar here at Altaro where we had Andrew Mason from the Nano Server team at Microsoft on to answer all of your burning Nano Server...

New eBook: Building a Hyper-V 2016 Cluster for under $2,500!

04 Apr 2017 by Altaro Software 0
 

  If you're looking to build a Hyper-V cluster for your small to mid-market business, or for a home lab, then this eBook is for you! We understand that you might feel frustrated working on a tight budget at times,...

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