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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
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

Backup of a Replica VM

First published on TECHNET on Apr 24, 2014 This blog post covers the scenarios and motivations that drive the backup of a Replica VM, and product guidance to administrators. Why backup a Replica VM? Ever since the advent of Hyper-V ... 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

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
Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

First published on TECHNET on Jul 11, 2014 A recent conversation with a customer brought out the question: What is the best way to create an entire Replica site from scratch? At the surface this seems simple enough – configure ... continue reading
Replicating fixed disks to dynamic disks in Hyper-V Replica

Replicating fixed disks to dynamic disks in Hyper-V Replica

First published on TECHNET on Sep 24, 2013 A recent conversation with a hosting provider using Hyper-V Replica brought an interesting question to the fore. The hosting provider’s services were aimed primarily towards Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs), with one ... continue reading
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