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Planning Failover Cluster Node Sizing

In this blog I will discuss considerations on planning the number of nodes in a Windows Server Failover Cluster. Starting with Windows Server 2012, Failover Clustering can support to up 64-nodes in a single cluster making it industry leading in ... continue reading

Announcing the GA of Disaster Recovery to Azure using Azure Site Recovery

First published on TECHNET on Oct 02, 2014 I am excited to announce the GA of the Disaster Recovery to Azure using Azure Site Recovery . In addition to enabling replication to and recovery in Microsoft Azure, ASR enables automated ... continue reading

Announcing GA of Disaster Recovery to Azure – Purpose-Built for Branch Offices and SMB

First published on TECHNET on Dec 11, 2014 Today, we are excited to announce the GA for Branch Office and SMB Disaster Recovery to Azure . Azure Site Recovery delivers a simpler, reliable & cost effective Disaster Recovery solution to ... continue reading

Hosting Providers and HRM

First published on TECHNET on Feb 18, 2014 If you are a hosting provider who is interested in offering DR as a service – you should go over this great post by Gaurav on how Hyper-V Recovery Manager ( HRM ... 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

Azure Site Recovery – FAQ

First published on TECHNET on Jun 25, 2014 Quick post to clarify some frequently asked questions on the newly announced Azure Site Recovery service which enables you to protect your Hyper-V VMs to Microsoft Azure. The FAQ will not address ... continue reading
Azure Site Recovery – case of the “network connection failure”

Azure Site Recovery – case of the “network connection failure”

First published on TECHNET on Jul 06, 2014 Luís Caldeira is one of our early adopters who had pinged us with an interesting error. Thanks for reaching out to us Luís and sharing the details of your setup. I am ... 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

Update: Capacity Planner for Hyper-V Replica

First published on TECHNET on Jan 21, 2014 In May 2013, we released the first version of the Capacity Planner for Hyper-V Replica on Windows Server 2012. It allowed administrators to plan their Hyper-V Replica deployments based on the workload, ... continue reading

Step by Step: Shielding existing VMs without VMM

First published on TECHNET on Sep 01, 2016 Continuing on the topic of Shielded VMs from my last blog on creating shielded VMs, this blogpost will share my learnings from validating the scenario. This blogpost doesn't dive deep in terminologies ... continue reading