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Hyper-V events at TechEd North America

First published on TECHNET on May 06, 2014 I'm excited to report we, the Hyper-V team, will have a record high presence this year at TechEd North America in Houston. Come join us at the Hyper-V booth and for our ... continue reading
Optimizing Hyper-V Replica HTTPS traffic using Riverbed SteelHead

Optimizing Hyper-V Replica HTTPS traffic using Riverbed SteelHead

First published on TECHNET on May 08, 2014 Hyper-V Replica support both Kerberos based authentication and certificate based authentication – the former sends the replication traffic between the two servers/sites over HTTP while the latter sends it over HTTPS. Network ... continue reading
TechEd North America 2014

TechEd North America 2014

First published on TECHNET on May 08, 2014 This year TechEd North America is happening between 12 May and 15 May, at Houston. There are some interesting sessions around Backup and Disaster Recovery – so I would highly encourage you ... continue reading
See you at TechEd North America!

See you at TechEd North America!

First published on TECHNET on May 09, 2014 Here's a quick intro to the Hyper-V people attending TechEd North America in Houston next week. I'm also posting booth times for each of us. The booth's official name is: Datacenter & ... continue reading
Excluding virtual disks in Hyper-V Replica

Excluding virtual disks in Hyper-V Replica

First published on TECHNET on May 11, 2014 Since its introduction in Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Replica has provided a way for users to exclude specific virtual disks from being replicated. This option is rarely exercised but can have a ... continue reading
Hyper-V Replica trouble-shooting wiki

Hyper-V Replica trouble-shooting wiki

First published on TECHNET on May 13, 2014 We are happy to announce the availability of Hyper-V Replica trouble-shooting Wiki here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/21948.hyper-v-replica-troubleshooting-guide.aspx This guide contains links and resources to trouble-shoot some common Hyper-V Replica failure scenarios. We will be updating ... continue reading
Replication Health Mailer

Replication Health Mailer

First published on TECHNET on May 13, 2014 One of our Engineers, Sangeeth , has come up with a nifty PowerShell script which mails the replication health in a host or in a cluster in a nice dashboard format. We ... continue reading

Application consistent recovery points with Windows Server 2008/2003 guest OS

First published on TECHNET on May 19, 2014 I recently had a conversation with a customer around a very interesting problem, and the insights that were gained there are worth sharing. The issue was about VSS errors popping up in ... continue reading

Disaster Recovery to Microsoft Azure – Part 1

First published on TECHNET on Jun 20, 2014 Drum roll please! We are super excited to announce the availability of the preview bits of Azure Site Recovery (ASR) which enables you to replicate Hyper-V VMs to Microsoft Azure for business ... continue reading
Disaster Recovery to Microsoft Azure – Part 2

Disaster Recovery to Microsoft Azure – Part 2

First published on TECHNET on Jun 21, 2014 Continuing from the previous blog - check out the recent TechEd NA 2014 talk @ https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2014/DCIM-B322 which includes a cool demo of this product. Love it??? Talk about it, try it and ... continue reading