Paul on Hyper-V


Hyper-V vs. vSphere: Which One's Better for Your Private Cloud?

Microsoft and VMware are pitched in battle in the private cloud space. Both are worthwhile contenders, so how do you pick the right one for your project?

Hyper-V Deep Dive 8: Improvements in Migration

One thing virtualization admins can't do without: VM migration. We look at improvements that Microsoft has made in this area to conclude our series.

Hyper-V Deep Dive 7: New Storage Enhancements

Storing VMs on file shares, CSV enhancements, guest Fibre Channel, and the new VHDX format: it's all about better ways to work with storage in this version of Hyper-V.

Hyper-V Deep Dive 6: Security and Disaster Recovery

Let's look at what Microsoft's hypervisor offers by way of improvements to security and disaster recovery.

Hyper-V Deep Dive, Part 5: NUMA, Scalability, Monitoring Improvements

Now that you know what's new in networking in Hyper-V, let's look at scalability, NUMA and VM monitoring.

Hyper-V Deep Dive, Part 4: More Networking Enhancements

Enhancements to the newest version of Hyper-V can affect the design of your networks. Here's a look at NIC Teaming and some new data center design options.

Hyper-V Deep Dive, Part 3: Networking Enhancements

Let's take a look at Hyper-V's virtual machine network enhancements: Single Root -Input Output virtualization, Dynamic Virtual Machine Queuing & RSS.

Hyper-V 3 Deep Dive: Network Virtualization

There's lots to like in the new Windows Server 2012, and even more if you look at just the Hyper-V against the competition. Let's start with extensible switch and virtual switch functionality.

Deep Dive: What's New in Hyper-V, Part 1

There's lots to like in the new Windows Server 2012, and even more if you look at just the Hyper-V against the competition. Let's start with extensible switch and virtual switch functionality.

My Own Private Cloud, Part 2: Software Options

Last time, we looked at the hardware I chose to build my cloud; this time, we'll look at the software that runs it.

My Own Private Cloud, Part 1

In this two part article we'll look at the hardware I chose for my private cloud that I built during some down time, as well as the software that makes the solution tick.

Hyper-V on Hyper-Drive, Part 4: Monitoring Hyper-V The Right Way

It's time to put what you've learned into practice and then make sure that Hyper-V is running at hyperspeed.

Hyper-V on Hyper-Drive, Part 3: 8 Tips and Tricks

Some well-known -- and some more obscure -- tips and tricks for enhancing Hyper-V.

Hyper-V on Hyper-Drive, Part 2: Memory, Storage, Networking

Now that we know how Hyper-V can take advantage of processors, it's a good time to look at how we can take advantage of memory, networking and disk resources without breaking the budget.

Put Hyper-V into Hyper-Drive, Part 1: Processors

In this first of a series on Hyper-V, Paul reviews tips for configuring virtual and physical processors for optimum performance.

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