Archive for April 2011
What you will learn in this tip: In my last article, you learned troubleshooting tips for common Hyper-V backup problems. But that’s only one half of a sound data protection strategy. Your backups are useless unless you can recover them. In this tip, learn the best workarounds to avoid some of the stumbling blocks that can arise with Hyper-V virtual machine (VM) restores.
The process of restoring Hyper-V virtual machines allows you to restore whole systems, or even single files in a very short period of time. What took hours or days with a physical server restore can take minutes when paired with the right tools. However, as with any technical process, there are tips that are learned along the way that will save you valuable time
For the rest of the article on SearchDataBackup.com click HERE.
Every once in a while Beth Pariseau from SearchServerVirtualization.com calls me up and asks me what I think of the latest and greatest Hyper-V technology. In most cases I am playing with what ever is new out there and just so happens I had been finishing my first round of testing on SCVMM. Not a lot of experience with it yet, but the interface looks very nice, has a logical flow and the promise of dynamic optimization and greater automated templating is exciting. I am sure there will be more to come.
Read the full interview that also features David Greschler (Microsoft), Chis Wolfe (Gartner), Chris Dearden.