Category: Virtualization


How to protect Hyper-V with DPM 2010 whitepaper

How to protect Hyper-V with DPM 2010 whitepaper A new white paper has been released which shows you how to protect Hyper-V with DPM 2010   Download it here Overview Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (DPM) provides continuous data protection for virtual machines hosted on servers running Microsoft’s Hyper-V. This protection includes …

Virtualization, vSphere (ESX 4.0)

VMWARE ESX 4.0 Update 1 released What’s New The following information provides highlights of some of the enhancements available in this release of VMware ESX: VMware View 4.0 support – This release adds support for VMware View 4.0, a solution built specifically for delivering desktops as a managed service from the protocol to the platform. Windows 7 and Windows 2008 …

ESXi 4.0, Windows Server 2008 R2

Vmware Vsphere 4.0 ESXi 2008 R2 Server hanging

I recently experienced a problem when i was deploying 2008 R2 Servers on a VMWARE Vsphere ESXi 4.0 platform the server would hang after a few minutes of use. The problem to resolve this was to change the NIC type: After doing this no lock ups experienced 🙂

Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2

Slow RDP Performance on a Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Host

Hi, I recently encountered a problem on my Server 2008 R2 machine which is running Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V installed. After creating a Virtual Network, when i connected via RDP to the server the performance was unbearable and was very unusable. After a little playing about i managed to find the problem. I disabled …

Virtualization, vSphere (ESX 4.0), Windows 7

Running vSphere Client on Windows 7

When i recently set up my ESX box I had an error when i tried to launch the vSphere Client. Luckily there is a workaround for this problem for which the instructions are located here: Hope they release an updated client soon!!


Linux Integration Components for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Overview When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide. Driver support for synthetic devices: The Linux integration components include support for both the synthetic network controller and synthetic storage controller that have been developed specifically for Hyper-V. These components take advantage of the new high-speed bus, …