Storage

How to Perform Hyper-V Storage Migration

11 Oct 2017 by Eric Siron2
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Learn how and when to carry out Storage Migration for Hyper-V virtual machines. Includes PowerShell script for mass-moving VMs.

Why Expansion for Hyper-V’s Dynamic VHDX Doesn’t Matter

23 May 2017 by Eric Siron1
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There's rarely a valid excuse for not using dynamically expanding VHDX. Here's how fixed vs dynamically expanding VHDX compares in reality.

Hyper-V Differencing Disks Explained

07 Feb 2017 by Eric Siron0
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Differencing disks contain block data that represents changes to a parent virtual hard disk, check out this comprehensive guide if you're running Hyper-V!

Disk Fragmentation is not Hyper-V’s Enemy

26 Jan 2017 by Eric Siron9
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How does Disk Fragmentation really affect your Hyper-V infrastructure? Check out this article to understand the problem with fragmentation.

Cannot Delete a Virtual Hard Disk from a Cluster Shared Volume

15 Nov 2016 by Eric Siron2
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Having trouble deleting virtual hard disks left behind when you delete a virtual machine? Eric has a simple fix that will help you delete a VHD from a clustered shared...

Evaluating Hyper-V Backup Storage Solutions

20 Oct 2016 by Eric Siron0
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The first step is determining your storage requirements. Here are the things you need to know before choosing your preferred Hyper-V Backup Storage.

Understanding and Working with VHD(X) Files

04 Aug 2016 by Eric Siron12
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VHD(X) is your Hypervisors virtual hard disk. Get to grips with how it works, and how you can get the best out of your Hyper-V infrastructure.

How To Copy or Backup a VHD File While the VM is Running

12 Jul 2016 by Eric Siron11
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Ideally when backing up and copying a VHD from a running VM you use your backup software, but you can also export the VM or copy the file manually.

Hyper-V How To: Access the Properties of a Virtual Disk

17 Jun 2016 by Eric Siron0
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Learn how to Access the Properties of a Virtual Disk in Hyper-V. Get detailed data by digging deeper than Windows Explorer, using Hyper-V Manager.

Hyper-V How To: Create a Virtual Hard Disk

10 May 2016 by Eric Siron0
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Creating a new virtual hard disk is done with the creation of a VM. Get started with Hyper-V Manager's complete management system for Virtual hard Disks.

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