Microsoft Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based virtualization system for x86-64 systems. Hyper-V exists in two variants: as a stand-alone product called Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, and as an installable role in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 (the former containing the later release of ...

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How to improve Hyper-V performance

I have a windows 2008 (RC2) server running Hyper-V with all of my company's virtual machines. Most of the machines are used to run Continues integration and test environment. Although each machine ...
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Is it possible to run a “Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Virtual Machine” on Windows 7x64 Pro machine?

Specifically, I want to run this: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=27417 This download contains a three Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Virtual Machine ...
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How do I measure and compare disk performance of my Hyper-V Windows VM?

I'm not sure whether this sounds stupid or lazy, but I'm really not sure. I have a problem with the performance of a VM setup (2008R2-64bit Hyper-V running a 2003R2-32bit Windows server) and I'd like ...
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Hyper V role manual removal on Windows 2008 R2 SP1

Junior admin messed up one of the hyper-v servers. Hi tried to uninstall HyperV role for some reason. I never tried to demote HyperV server so I am stuck somewhere in the middle. HyperV role won't ...
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Hyper-V 2008 R2 synthetic networking stops working with linux 2.6.32.15

so I thought I'd give Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise a try on my Homeserver (yes, it's legit... got it from msdnaa). First thing to throw at it was my firewall which runs IPFire. This ...
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What is the best way to monitor disk IO for a Hyper-V Host machine?

When I fire up Perfmon on the hyper-v host, it shows only disk io for that host, and it doesn't seem to include the aggragte disk IO for all machines on the host. Is there something special I need to ...
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Server Restarts and Respective Orders

EDIT:Not meaning to be disrespectful to any of the answers, but, the main question was whether rebooting a DC at the beginning of a cycle, then all the other servers, or rebooting it at the end once ...
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Hyper-V: Permanently put a VM on a VPN network connection?

I have a Hyper-V Server on an off-site network. I want to be able to put any given VM on it permanently on my corporate PPTP VPN network. i tried to do this with Routing and Remote Access by ...
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Hyper-V and Backup Exec 2010

We are using Backup Exec 2010 R2 with the Hyper-V agent installed on our Hyper-V host. THe backup exec media server is also installed on the Hyper-V host. When we backup our VMs, BExec backs up the ...
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Why does my Fedora HD come up as 124GB when it was created to be 700GB in Hyper-V?

Any ideas? How can I tell fedora to use 700GB, and do I have reformat to do this? Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg_computer-lv_root 124G ...
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Hyper-V and 12 VMs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? From what i understand from microsoft's website is that with Enterprise Edition Server 2008, you are allowed to run ...
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Assign public IP address to Hyper-V guest [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using bridge connection to get ip access from guest in Hyper V I have now been trying for nearly 4 days to setup what i would think is the simplest hyperV env. I have a ...
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Install ESXi 4.1 on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-v [closed]

Can I install ESXi on WIndows Server 2008 with Hyper-V? It stucks as in the printscreen:
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How do you set up DNS in Window Server 2008 in a Hyper-V environment? [closed]

I have a laptop running Server 2008 and Hyper-V. I have created a virtual machine that is also running Server 2008, that I used dcpromo to create as a domain controller. I disabled IPv6 because I ...