Hyper-V Archives

  1. Windows Server 2016 – New Features & Innovations: What you should pay attention too

    As predicted, this year has been another big one for Microsoft. I think this will be a continual trend moving into the future as the company aligns more and more of its product release cycles together and we see release cycles becoming shorter. Most notable to date has been the release of the Windows 10 operating system. Everyone I…

  2. Understanding the importance of Containerisation and Docker

    For those who have worked with open-source technologies for some time would know that containerisation of apps and services is not a new concept. I was first introduced to the concept of virtual containers when Parallels formally known as ‘SWsoft’ and now called ‘Odin’ first released a product called Virtuozzo which provided a virtualisation technology that enabled operating system virtualisation. This was a platform…

  3. How to move a SCVMM 2012 database to another SQL Server

    This post is a guide and reminder for myself on how to move or re-locate a Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 database to another SQL Server. I recently needed to do this procedure and found that because the product didn’t offer a direct option to change the database settings or an option to migrate the…

  4. Solution for hidden or obsolute devices after doing a P2V or V2V conversion in VMware or Hyper-V

    When doing a Physical-to-Virtual (P2v) or a Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) migration of a Windows-based Operating System to either a VMware or Hyper-V based host you may find that some hardware devices are left installed in the virtual machine after the process completes, this is particularly true for Network Adapters. Following documentation and best practices by normally removing integration tools and device…

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