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Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (1 of 3)

Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (1 of 3)

First published on TECHNET on Feb 19, 2016 Author: Dexuan Cui Background When Linux is running on physical hardware, multiple computers may be configured in a Linux operating system cluster to provide high availability and load balancing in case of ... continue reading
Discrete Device Assignment -- GPUs

Discrete Device Assignment — GPUs

First published on TECHNET on Nov 23, 2015 This is the third post in a four part series. My previous two blog posts talked about Discrete Device Assignment ( link ) and the machines and devices necessary ( link ) ... continue reading

Discrete Device Assignment — Guests and Linux

First published on TECHNET on Nov 24, 2015 In my previous three posts, I outlined a new feature in Windows Server 2016 TP4 called Discrete Device Assignment. This post talks about support for Linux guest VMs, and it’s more of ... continue reading
Discrete Device Assignment -- Description and background

Discrete Device Assignment — Description and background

First published on TECHNET on Nov 19, 2015 With Windows Server 2016, we're introducing a new feature, called Discrete Device Assignment, in Hyper-V.  Users can now take some of the PCI Express devices in their systems and pass them through ... continue reading
Discrete Device Assignment -- Machines and devices

Discrete Device Assignment — Machines and devices

First published on TECHNET on Nov 20, 2015 In my last post , I talked about a new feature of Windows Server 2016, Discrete Device Assignment. This post will discuss the machines and devices necessary for making this feature work ... continue reading

Linux Integration Services 4.0 Update

First published on TECHNET on Aug 19, 2015 We are pleased to announce an update to Linux Integration Services (LIS) version 4.0: version 4.0.11. This updated release expands to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7, CentOS 6.7, and Oracle Linux Red ... continue reading
Virtual Machine Storage Resiliency in Windows Server 2016

Virtual Machine Storage Resiliency in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Sep 08, 2015 We live in an imperfect world, where things will go wrong. When they do, you need a private cloud which is designed to be highly available and resilient to failures in the ... continue reading

Integration components available for virtual machines not connected to Windows Update

First published on TECHNET on Jul 24, 2015 In Technical Preview, Hyper-V began delivering integration components through Windows Update ( see blog for more information ). Pushing updates through Windows Update was a good first step -- it is the ... continue reading
PowerShell Direct – Running PowerShell inside a virtual machine from the Hyper-V host

PowerShell Direct – Running PowerShell inside a virtual machine from the Hyper-V host

First published on TECHNET on May 14, 2015 Official PS Direct documentation is located here ( https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/hyperv_on_windows/user_guide/vmsession.html ). At Ignite we announced PowerShell Direct, and briefly demoed it’s capabilities in the “What’s New in Hyper-V” session . This is a ... continue reading
When to use Hyper-V Dynamic Memory versus Runtime Memory Resize

When to use Hyper-V Dynamic Memory versus Runtime Memory Resize

First published on TECHNET on May 26, 2015 Starting in Windows 10/Windows Server Technical Preview, Hyper-V allows you to resize virtual machine memory without shutting down the virtual machine. You might be thinking, “Hyper-V already has dynamic memory… what is ... continue reading