Microsoft Ignite 2017 – Latest News, Updates and Rumors

22 Sep 2017 by Andy Syrewicze 0
 

It's back! Next week marks one of my favorite times of the year. Yes, this coming week brings us Microsoft Ignite 2017, where IT Pros, Speakers, and MVPs from around the world converge in one location to talk about the...

Project ‘Honolulu’: What you need to know

19 Sep 2017 by Eric Siron 0
 

The biggest problem with Hyper-V isn't Hyper-V at all. It's the management experience. We've all had our complaints about that, so I don't think a rehash is necessary. Thing is, Hyper-V is far from alone. Microsoft has plenty of management...

Why Your Hyper-V PowerShell Commands Don’t Work (and how to fix them)

14 Sep 2017 by Eric Siron 1
 

I occasionally receive questions about Hyper-V-related PowerShell cmdlets not working as expected. Sometimes these problems arise with the module that Microsoft provides; other times, they manifest with third-party tools. Even my own tools show these symptoms. Most GUI tools are...

6 Common Hyper-V Configuration Mistakes to Avoid [eBook]

12 Sep 2017 by Andy Syrewicze 0
 

Hello once again everyone! Seems like I've been running into a lot of questions lately for issues that could have been easily avoided, but alas, if you don't know about certain pitfalls you just don't know. With technology as complex...

Upgrading Hyper-V 2012 R2 to Hyper-V 2016

07 Sep 2017 by Eric Siron 1
 

Ready to make the jump from Hyper-V 2012 R2 to 2016? With each successive iteration of Hyper-V, the move gets easier. You have multiple ways to make the move. If you're on the fence about upgrading, some of the techniques...

Webinar Follow-up Q&A: Future-Proofing your Datacenter with Microsoft Azure Stack

05 Sep 2017 by Andy Syrewicze 0
 

Hello once again everyone! Back on August 28th, Thomas Maurer and I put on a webinar centered around the topic of Microsoft Azure Stack. The webinar served as an introduction to the topic and spoke to how Azure stack will...

How to Deploy Hyper-V Guests with Windows Deployment Services

31 Aug 2017 by Eric Siron 0
 

Most Hyper-V literature focuses on installation and maintenance of the hypervisor. Most of the rest of it focuses on maintenance and operation of virtual machines. We don't talk very much about deploying guests. When we do, we tend to focus...

How to Deploy Hyper-V Hosts with Windows Deployment Services

29 Aug 2017 by Eric Siron 0
 

You can find any number of ways to deploy physical systems. Once upon a time, I enjoyed the process of starting with install media and going through all the motions to get a completely fresh environment. Who doesn't like that...

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