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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...]

Hyper-V Virtual CPUs Explained

A deep-dive into how Hyper-V handles guest virtual CPUs (vCPUs) and related subjects such as processor scheduling, affinity, ratios, hyper-threading, & more Read the post here: Hyper-V Virtual CPUs Explained … [Read more...]

When to Use SCVMM (And When Not To)

A look at the merits and drawbacks of Microsoft’s paid Hyper-V management tool, System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Read the post here: When to Use SCVMM (And When Not To) … [Read more...]

6 Hardware Tweaks that will Skyrocket your Hyper-V Performance

Simple changes to your hardware settings can drastically improve Hyper-V performance. Find out what you need to change to optimize your Hyper-V environment. Read the post here: 6 Hardware Tweaks that will Skyrocket your Hyper-V Performance … [Read more...]