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Windows NAT (WinNAT) -- Capabilities and limitations

Windows NAT (WinNAT) — Capabilities and limitations

First published on TECHNET on May 25, 2016 Author: Jason Messer How many devices (e.g. laptops, smart phones, tablets, DVRs, etc.) do you have at home which connect to the internet? Each of these devices probably has an IP address ... continue reading

What Happened to the “NAT” VMSwitch?

First published on TECHNET on May 14, 2016 Author: Jason Messer Beginning in Windows Server Technical Preview 3, our users noticed a new Hyper-V Virtual Switch Type – “NAT” – which was introduced to simplify the process of connecting Windows ... continue reading
Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (3 of 3)

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

First published on TECHNET on Mar 02, 2016 Author: Dexuan Cui Link to Part 2: Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V Link to Part 1: Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V Background This blog post is ... continue reading
Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (2 of 3)

Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (2 of 3)

First published on TECHNET on Feb 23, 2016 Author: Dexuan Cui Link to Part 1 Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V Background This blog post is the second in a series of three that walks through setting up ... continue reading
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
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