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Hyper-V Replica BPA Rules

Hyper-V Replica BPA Rules

First published on TECHNET on Oct 01, 2013 A frequent question from our customers is on whether there are standard “best practices” when deploying Hyper-V Replica (or any Windows Server role for that matter). These questions come in many avatars ... continue reading
Replica Clusters behind a NAT

Replica Clusters behind a NAT

First published on TECHNET on Oct 10, 2013 When a Hyper-V Replica Broker is configured in your DR site to accept replication traffic, Hyper-V along with Failover Clustering intelligently percolates these settings to all the nodes of the clusters. A ... continue reading
What’s new in Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012 R2

What’s new in Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012 R2

First published on TECHNET on Oct 22, 2013 18th October 2013 marked the General Availability of Windows Server 2012 R2. The teams have accomplished an amazing set of features in this short release cycle and Brad’s post @ http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2013/10/18/today-is-the-ga-for-the-cloud-os.aspx captures ... continue reading

Upgrading to Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V Replica

First published on TECHNET on Dec 02, 2013 The TechNet article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn486799.aspx provides detailed guidance on migrating Hyper-V VMs from a Windows Server 2012 deployment to a Windows Server 2012 R2 deployment. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn486792.aspx calls out the various VM migration techniques ... continue reading
Measuring Replication Health in a cluster

Measuring Replication Health in a cluster

First published on TECHNET on Dec 30, 2013 As part of running a mini-scale run in my lab, I had to frequently monitor the replication health and also note down the replication statistics. The statistics is available by by right ... continue reading
GA of Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM)

GA of Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM)

First published on TECHNET on Jan 16, 2014 We are excited to announce the General Availability of Hyper-V Recovery Manager or HRM for short. HRM is an Azure hosted service which orchestrates the protection and recovery of virtual machines in ... continue reading

Network Recommendations for a Hyper-V Cluster in Windows Server 2012

First published on TECHNET on Jan 19, 2014 We recently published a TechNet document http://technet.microsoft.com/library/dn550728.aspx which provides guidance on configuring your network for a Hyper-V Cluster in Windows Server 2012. A snip of the summary from the document: Windows Server ... continue reading
Improvements in recovery history

Improvements in recovery history

First published on TECHNET on Jan 27, 2014 Hyper-V replica has always had the capability to maintain multiple recovery points. In this blog post we’ll delve into “undo logs” – a brand new way for storing recovery points introduced in ... continue reading