Nested virtualization is ideal for experimenting with virtual machines. Find out how to set up a nested Hyper-V virtual machine in Windows Server 2016
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»
Revisit Altaro’s Nano Server webinar with Andrew Mason from Microsoft. Check out the recording and the top questions that were asked by the audience!
Hello everyone! July is behind us and that means it’s time for another edition of our Hyper-V Hot Topics Series! Again, as a reminder, this series focuses on interesting links and news regarding Hyper-V from throughout the previous month, that I’ve found to be helpful and useful. In addition to this, I also like to post my Hyper-V Monday Minute recording from throughout the last month as well. For those that aren’t aware, I put on, what I call the Hyper-V Monday Minute every Monday at 2:00 PM Eastern time where I talk about some topic from the Hyper-V world. I’ve used a number of different formats for this, but have now finalized it on Facebook Live. if your interested in subscribing to that segment, you can do so by liking the Altaro Software facebook page HERE. The idea here is to serve as your one-stop-shop information source… Read More»
We have compiled the recording, and a list of questions and answers from the What’s new in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V webinar that we received from our viewers following the event. The webinar was presented by Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP’s Aidan Finn and Andy Syrewicze.
Another month of 2016 is down and that means it’s time for another segment in our Hyper-V Hot Topics Series. I have an assortment of goodies this month. I’ll be including the usual links that I find useful and interesting, but I’ll be adding an additional section today as well. I’ll be adding what I like to call the Hyper-V Monday Minute. The Hyper-V Monday Minute is a 1 or 2 minute audio segment that I record every Monday, throughout the month. I’m going to start including these sound bites in with our hot topics, so be sure to keep an eye out for those in the post.
In this post we answer a number of questions that we received from our viewers following our Troubleshooting Hyper-V webinar. Have a look at the answers if you’re looking to troubleshoot Hyper-V, and feel free to add more questions in the comments.
We asked 12 Microsoft MVPs what their favourite upcoming Hyper-V features are in Windows Server 2016, and how they can help businesses and IT Pros. Find out what they said!