Microsoft Hyper-V - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21029 en Two tricks to automate the export of live VMs in Windows Server http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/two-tricks-automate-the-export-of-live-vms-in-windows-server-238144?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_virtualization_hp.jpg" alt="Two tricks to automate the export of live VMs in Windows Server" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>I bet you didn't know that Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V lets you export your virtual machines -- wait for it -- while they are running. Data Management Microsoft Windows Storage Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V PowerShell Backup and Recovery Server Virtualization Windows Server Windows Tools Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 238144 at http://www.infoworld.com Hyper-V 'escape attack,' part 2: The mystery deepens http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/hyper-v-escape-attack-part-2-the-mystery-deepens-235120?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/WINDOWS_QUESTION.JPG" alt="Hyper-V 'escape attack,' part 2: The mystery deepens" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Two weeks ago, I describe a true circumstance <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/whodunit-hyper-v-failure-may-reveal-fabled-escape-attack-234164">where a Hyper-V server was hacked</a> (both a child VM and the parent sy</p> Microsoft Windows Security Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Hacking Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 235120 at http://www.infoworld.com Whodunit: A Hyper-V failure may reveal fabled 'escape attack' http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/whodunit-hyper-v-failure-may-reveal-fabled-escape-attack-234164?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_virtualization_hp.jpg" alt="Whodunit: A Hyper-V failure may reveal fabled 'escape attack'" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>This week, I was called into an office to look at an odd situation with a Hyper-V server.</p> Microsoft Windows Networking Security Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Hacking Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 234164 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft plans changes to Office 365 targeted at SharePoint Online users http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/microsoft-plans-changes-office-365-targeted-sharepoint-online-users-226267?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>To prevent SharePoint Online customers from feeling boxed in, Microsoft wants to improve the way they upload and store documents in the cloud collaboration server.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Microsoft Hyper-V Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint Cloud Storage Collaboration Software SaaS Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:21:50 +0000 ccraig 226267 at http://www.infoworld.com Windows Server 2012 R2 kicks Hyper-V up another notch http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-server-2012-r2-kicks-hyper-v-another-notch-225288?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_virtualization_hp.jpg" alt="Windows Server 2012 R2 kicks Hyper-V up another notch" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>There are a lot of great features in the upcoming Windows Server 2012 R2 release, but with the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/inside-look-what-expect-vmworld-2013-225106">VMworld 2013 conference coming up<</a></p> Microsoft Windows Networking Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 225288 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V shines on http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/first-look-windows-server-2012-r2-hyper-v-shines-223301?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Windows_New_hp.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Hyper-V 3.0 was perhaps the shiniest of the shining-star features of Windows Server 2012. A number of new capabilities, plus enhancements to existing ones, promise to make Windows Server 2012 R2 an even stronger candidate for the majority of virtualization tasks most organizations need to support.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Microsoft Windows Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server Server Virtualization Microsoft Windows Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 223301 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle's 'reshape' deal with Microsoft just a certification deal http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/oracles-reshape-deal-microsoft-just-certification-deal-221412?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>Last week, Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison stirred up many news sites with a claim that new partnerships with Microsoft, Salesforce.com, and NetSuite would <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/oracle-to-announce-new-partnerships-soon-2013-6" target="_blank">"reshape" the cloud computing landscape</a>. The Microsoft deal caught the most attention, given the two companies' fierce rivalry.</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Data Management The Industry Standard Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Oracle Application Servers Server Virtualization DBMS Java Programming PaaS Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:01:40 +0000 Galen Gruman 221412 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 narrows the gap http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/review-microsoft-hyper-v-2012-narrows-the-gap-217109?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_virtualization_hp.jpg" alt="Review: Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 narrows the gap" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>With the release of Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V gains increased scalability in terms of both raw specs and features that make larger environments easer to manage.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 217109 at http://www.infoworld.com Virtualization showdown: Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 vs. VMware vSphere 5.1 http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/virtualization-showdown-microsoft-hyper-v-2012-vs-vmware-vsphere-51-217125?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_vs_vmware.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p><em>[ Editor's note: This article has been revised to underscore the fact that we tested VMware vSphere with vCenter Server but we tested Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V without System Center 2012, and therefore these reviews do not constitute a straightforward comparison. ]</em></p> Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization EMC VMware Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Private Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 217125 at http://www.infoworld.com 'Good enough' Microsoft Hyper-V starts turning more heads http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/good-enough-microsoft-hyper-v-starts-turning-more-heads-217093?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>About three years ago Embotics jumped into developing support in its private cloud management platform for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/microsoft/" target="_blank">Microsoft</a>'s Hyper-V hypervisor, hopeful that the VMware <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/092412-network-virtualization-guide-262645.html" target="_blank">virtualization</a> challenger would take off. When that takeoff initially stalled, Embotics curtailed its Hyper-V work to focus resources elsewhere.</p> Cloud Computing Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:02:02 +0000 admin 217093 at http://www.infoworld.com Report: EU will announce Microsoft antitrust fine Wednesday http://www.infoworld.com/t/federal-regulations/report-eu-will-announce-microsoft-antitrust-fine-wednesday-213894?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>The European Commission is expected to levy a large antitrust fine on Microsoft Wednesday for not abiding by a requirement to provide customers with a choice of browsers, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/06/technology/europe-expected-to-levy-big-fine-against-microsoft.html?_r=0" target="_blank">The New York Times is reporting</a>.</p> Microsoft Hyper-V Federal Regulations Microsoft Windows Tue, 05 Mar 2013 16:48:13 +0000 admin 213894 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat primes Enterprise Linux for virtual Windows http://www.infoworld.com/t/linux/red-hat-primes-enterprise-linux-virtual-windows-210499?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/SustainIT-hp.jpg" alt="Red Hat primes Enterprise Linux for virtual Windows" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Red Hat Enterprise Linux is now a welcome virtual guest in Microsoft Hyper-V environments, one of the latest improvements to the now generally available RHEL 5.9.</p> Open Source Software Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Red Hat Linux Virtualization Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:47:59 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 210499 at http://www.infoworld.com 5 excellent uses of Windows 8 Hyper-V http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/5-excellent-uses-of-windows-8-hyper-v-208436?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>Buried under all of the clamor and kvetching about Windows 8's most obvious features -- Metro! Metro apps! -- is a new addition that hasn't made a lot of headlines: Windows 8's new Hyper-V-powered virtualization functionality. Oddly, most people don't seem to know Hyper-V even exists in Windows 8, let alone what it's good for. But it's one of the hidden pearls inside the Windows 8 oyster.</p> Microsoft Windows Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Windows 8 Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop Virtualization Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 208436 at http://www.infoworld.com 5nine's free migration tool moves VMware VMs to Hyper-V http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/5nines-free-migration-tool-moves-vmware-vms-hyper-v-208233?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>It's always fun to keep your eyes open for useful and interesting free tools that help make your job easier. Because these tools are free, you don't have to beg for budget or write up a justification document just to get your hands on the software to make use of it.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Windows Server Free Tools Virtualization Mon, 03 Dec 2012 19:09:41 +0000 David Marshall 208233 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft hopes to attract VMware users with free migration tool http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/microsoft-hopes-attract-vmware-users-free-migration-tool-205289?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>Microsoft's free Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) tool is now available for download. The tool is used to convert virtual machines that today run on VMware products into a format compatible with Microsoft's own virtualization environment, Hyper-V, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.</p> <p>MVMC converts VMware vSphere virtual machines or virtual disks stored using the VMDK format into Hyper-V compatible versions.</p> Virtualization Microsoft Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:43:37 +0000 admin 205289 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Microsoft delivers powerful tools for multiplatform virtualization management http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/review-microsoft-delivers-powerful-tools-multiplatform-virtualization-management-203268?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>The System Center 2012 modules that we previously tested -- <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2012/071612-microsoft-system-center-260550.html" target="_blank">Orchestrator and Configuration Manager</a> -- require forklift upgrades. But the modules we tested this time around - App Controller, Virtual Machine Manager and Data Protection Manager -- are more graceful and, in some cases, more powerful.</p> Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization IDG Insider Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 uphan 203268 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware vs. Microsoft: The fight heats up again http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmware-vs-microsoft-the-fighting-heats-again-196264?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>Perhaps one of the greatest fights ever was the boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier known as the "Thrilla in Manila." Inside the ring, these two boxing giants went at it for 14 rounds, leaving nothing behind, to try and prove who was the better fighter. But even before they stepped foot in the squared circle, leading up to the fight there was a lot of trash talk going around as to who would win and who would be the greatest fighter of all time.</p> Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Windows Server Systems Management Mon, 25 Jun 2012 16:58:19 +0000 David Marshall 196264 at http://www.infoworld.com TechEd 2012: The key insights for Windows admins (so far) http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/teched-2012-the-key-insights-windows-admins-so-far-195426?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>Every year, Microsoft gathers IT pros and developers in Orlando to explain its current and new technologies to those highly invested in it. The conference is Microsoft's largest user event and covers a lot of ground.</p> <p>Here are the key insights for Windows admins I've gleaned from attending this year's conference.</p> Data Center Microsoft Windows Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Windows 8 Server Virtualization Microsoft Windows Windows Server Systems Management Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 195426 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft developing Hyper-V support for OpenStack http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/microsoft-developing-hyper-v-support-openstack-195187?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p><a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/microsoft/" target="_blank">Microsoft</a> is attempting to reintegrate support for Hyper-V back into OpenStack, months after the <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/opensource/" target="_blank">open source</a> <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/cloud-computing.html" target="_blank">cloud</a>-building project dropped support for the hypervisor in its latest release.</p> Cloud Computing Open Source Software Microsoft Microsoft Hyper-V OpenStack Cloud Computing Fri, 08 Jun 2012 12:36:25 +0000 admin 195187 at http://www.infoworld.com Veeam launches solution for virtualization management http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/veeam-launches-solution-virtualization-management-191585?source=rss_microsoft_hyper-v <p>Server <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization">virtualization</a> has become a must-have technology for almost any organization. While <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/category/tags/vmware">VMware</a> vSphere still dominates the market with its mature and feature-rich platform, Citrix XenServer, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/advanced-networking-finally-comes-windows-virtualization-hyper-v-30-173374">Microsoft Hyper-V</a>, and Red Hat KVM have gotten much closer to feature parity with VMware.</p> Virtualization Citrix Systems Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Free Tools Systems Management Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:22:13 +0000 David Marshall 191585 at http://www.infoworld.com