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Just enough parallel live migrations between standalone Hyper-V hosts with Powershell

A script by Keith Mayer recently helped me out (thanky you!) when doing maintenance in a branch office Hyper-V configuration (2 standalone 2k12R2 hosts, only local storage, mixed Veeam / Hyper-V replication enabled ), a few modifications and my job was done in minutes. 362 more words


The way to migrate VMware/Physical to Hyper-V / Azure: MVMC/MAT

Hi folks,

Welcome again in this third post of my blog series  The way to migrate to Hyper-V / Azure. We have seen in the previous posts the first common way to migrate and convert Virtual Machines from VMware to Hyper-V using SCVMM (You can check it… 1,484 more words


Citrix XenMobile 10

Citrix announced the release of XenMobile 10 this past January although it was officially available for download in February. XenMobile 10 brings some new features and some much needed enhancements. 220 more words


Hyper-V (Restarted Host machine while VM is running)

Microsoft reference for this issue

In simple words, the issue is if you are running Virtual machine (documentation say server 2012 R2 but i experienced it with 2008 R2) in Hyper-V and if you are stupid/brave enough to turn off host machine while the VM is still running then what will happen… 104 more words


Video Interview On Rolling Cluster Upgrades in Windows Server vNext

Carsten Rachfahl from Rachfahl IT-Solutions (quite possibly  Germany’s leading Hyper-V, Storage Spaces & Private cloud consultancy) and I got together in Berlin last November at the Microsoft Technical Summit 2014. 235 more words

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How to convert a Hyper-V VHDX to VMDK for VMware Workstation

In this post we’ll look at how to convert a Hyper-V virtual machine using the VHDX format virtual disk to a VMware Workstation virtual machine using the vmdk format virtual disk. 592 more words


NPP Training series – Nutanix Terminology – Part 2

I was asked  “What does Web-Scale Mean?” at the end of my last post.

Well, Web-scale is more than just a buzzword, it’s the way datacenters and software architectures are designed to incorporate multi-dimensional concepts such as scalability, consistency, tolerance, versioning etc. 220 more words