Tag Archives: Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Enabling and disabling the graphical interface in Hyper-V Server Core

Server Core has many installation benefits, but there are a few situations where the GUI is better and provides more options; for example, when we need to troubleshoot a problem…

Managing a Hyper-V Server Core installation using sconfig

With all the benefits that Server Core bring such as performance, security and so on. But without the GUI, it’s not easy to do the daily management and maintenance of…

Configuring constrained delegation to authenticate live migrations

Constrained delegation allows live migrations to be started using any remote management tool and might help in providing more flexibility to move your VMs. If the connection between the source…

Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V vs VMware vSphere 5.5

 On my search for comparing the newest version of VMware with Hyper-V 2012 R2 I found this chart that I think it will summarize what you need to know about…

Storage QoS on VMs in Hyper-V 2012 R2

With Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V includes the ability to set certain quality-of-service (QoS) parameters for storage on the virtual machines. Storage QoS provides storage performance isolation in a multitenant…

Configuring a Shared Virtual Hard Disk

Starting in Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, Hyper-V makes it possible to share a virtual hard disk file between multiple virtual machines. Sharing a virtual hard disk file (.vhdx) provides…

Server management and automation with Windows Server 2012 R2

Datacenter infrastructure has become complex: Multiple industry standards are confusing hardware vendors, and customers are looking for guidance on how to best automate their datacenter while adopting a standards-based management…

Overview of Server Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server Hyper-V is a sophisticated and feature-rich virtualization platform that has helped organizations of all sizes realize considerable cost savings and operational efficiencies. With Windows Server 2012 R2, server…