An explanation of Hyper-V Key Value Pair Exchange for Linux. Includes C++ code listing for a utility to read, write, and remove Hyper-V KVPs on Linux.
If you missed the webinar ‘4 Important Azure IaaS features’, you can find the session recording along with the slide deck plus more questions answered here.
Learn how to use SSL certificates to authenticate and secure communications between Nagios and NSClient running on Hyper-V hosts.
When Windows Server 2016 was released last year, one of the features that I myself, and much of the community were excited about was the new installation option called Nano Server. The way I’ve always described Nano Server is that it’s like Windows Server Core, but on steroids. It is a completely gutted, only-what-you-need installation option, and it’s an installation option that really talked to my Linux and open-source roots. I loved the idea of having only what was absolutely necessary installed on a server, not just because of the attack surface reduction, but because of the reduction in software to maintain on the system as well. I remember running Gentoo Linux on some systems simply because it was a “compile from source” type of distribution and I loved the idea of again, only installing the needed bits, and with Nano Server I felt like we had arrived at… Read More»
Having issues with virtual machines suffering hard shut downs during host shut down? Timeout periods could be causing the issue. This guide shows you how to solve that.
This tutorial shows you how to get the best Hyper-V performance out of your Dell PowerEdge T20 hardware through tweaking a number of configurations from network settings to storage performance.
What’s the difference between Generation 1 and 2 VMs in Hyper-V? What are the benefits of Gen 2? Should I use Gen 2 VMs? How do I convert?
There’s rarely a valid excuse for not using dynamically expanding VHDX. Here’s how fixed vs dynamically expanding VHDX compares in reality.
Microsoft released a few new features in Hyper-V as part of its Windows 10 Creators Update. Here’s what you need to know!
Monitor Hyper-V using Nagios on CentOS Linux with this complete guide by Eric Siron. Learn how to create your own monitoring system for Free!