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Windows 8 Storage & Hyper-V – Part 3: The Art of Creating a VHD
In my last blog of my series on Windows 8 storage, I already briefly touched upon creating a VHDX with PowerShell 3.0 in Windows Server 8. In this blog I will focus on the subject a little bit more, showing the myriad ways of creating VHDs and introduce...
How To Boot From VHD with Windows 8 Consumer Preview
Back in September I wrote a quick guide explaining how to boot from VHD from Windows 8 Developer Preview. This turned out to be a very popular blog that attracted thousands of viewers. Today we can expect Windows 8 Consumer Preview and although I have...
Windows 8 Storage and Hyper-V – Part 2: VHDX and PowerShell
This blog is part of a series that started with Windows 8 Storage and Hyper-V Part 1 – Introduction: http://www.hyper-v.nu/archives/hvredevoort/2012/01/windows-8-storage-and-hyper-v-part-1-introduction/ VHD HISTORY If you have been working with any of...
HP P6000 EVA and Microsoft Hyper-V
In a recent technical brief HP zooms in on the new HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Array combined with Hyper-V. The paper discusses a number of topics related to HP’s new storage array: Thin Provisioning LUN Migration FC, iSCSI and FCoE Performance Thin Provisioning...
The speed of creating a Fixed Sized VHD
Today I had to deliver a few 500GB Fixed Sized VHD’s in our Nobel Hyper-V Cloud Datacenter. The job had to be finished in a few hours involving provisioning the LUN, presenting them to the hosts, creating the VHD, adding the VHD to the Virtual Machines...
How to defrag a Hyper-V R2 Cluster Shared Volume
Recently I was asked to describe the correct procedure for defragmenting Cluster Shared Volumes on a      Hyper-V R2 cluster. This is not really a very complicated task but if you have never had the opportunity to give it a try...
SCVMM 2012 – Preparing the Host Profile
In the previous blogs I have explained how to create Run As Accounts & Profiles. I also discussed Out of Band Management and specifically how to Add the HP iLO2 OOB provider to SCVMM 2012. In this blog I focus on another preparatory step before we...