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The Ten Commandments of Backup

We run down the 10 most essential concerns for any backup strategy. How many are you taking into consideration? Read the post here: The Ten Commandments of Backup … [Read more...]

Satya Nadella’s Microsoft Ignite 2020 Keynote Breakdown

In his 2020 keynote, Satya Nadella outlined Microsoft's focal areas and solutions. Here are the highlights of what the future looks like for Microsoft Read the post here: Satya Nadella’s Microsoft Ignite 2020 Keynote Breakdown … [Read more...]

How to Clean Up After a Failed Hyper-V Checkpoint

This article explains the formation of Hyper-V's lingering checkpoints and how to safely clean them after a failed checkpoint Read the post here: How to Clean Up After a Failed Hyper-V Checkpoint … [Read more...]

RTO and RPO: Understanding Disaster Recovery Times

Everything you need in order to understand and plan your Disaster Recovery Times, including Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) Read the post here: RTO and RPO: Understanding Disaster Recovery Times … [Read more...]

The Acid Test for Your Backup Strategy

Everything you need in order to ensure the best backup and restore strategy of your media in case of unexpected disasters or failures Read the post here: The Acid Test for Your Backup Strategy … [Read more...]

How to Install the Hyper-V PowerShell Module (updated for Windows Server 2019)

PowerShell gives you the best combination of power and simplicity when managing Hyper-V. Use this guide to install the PowerShell Module on Hyper-V. Read the post here: How to Install the Hyper-V PowerShell Module (updated for Windows Server 2019) … [Read more...]

NTFS vs. ReFS – How to Decide Which to Use

ReFS has gained several features over NTFS since launch. With its maturation, should you start using it for Hyper-V? Read the post here: NTFS vs. ReFS – How to Decide Which to Use … [Read more...]

Free Script – Convert Legacy Teamed Hyper-V vSwitch to SET

Microsoft does not provide any way to convert an existing team configuration to SET. This free PowerShell script does exactly that. Enjoy! Read the post here: Free Script – Convert Legacy Teamed Hyper-V vSwitch to SET … [Read more...]

How to Customize Hyper-V VMs using PowerShell

A comprehensive guide to customizing Hyper-V virtual machines using PowerShell. Covers best practices for settings, automation, optimization, and more! Read the post here: How to Customize Hyper-V VMs using PowerShell … [Read more...]

Can Windows Server Standard Really Only Run 2 Hyper-V VMs?

A misunderstanding of licensing terminology and a lot of tribal knowledge has led many to believe in a limitation with standard edition - let's clear it up Read the post here: Can Windows Server Standard Really Only Run 2 Hyper-V VMs? … [Read more...]