Monthly Archives: August 2011

Blog Highlight: VMM 2008 R2: Hyper-V Host is in Perpetual “Pending” State & VMM Service Crashes

I had an issue with SCVMM today that was new where with trying to remove a host cluster on of the Hosts became stuck in a pending state and would not finish the process of removing itself.   The agent removed … Continue reading

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MVPs Aidan Finn, Damian Flynn, and Hans Vredevoort have put together a survey on your uses of Hyper-V and various System Center products.  If you get a chance, take a few minutes and fill it out.  No personal information is … Continue reading

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Recent Article: Highly Available Clusters for Test/Dev Environments?

Traditionally, many organization have utilized standalone hosts for test/dev VMs, but when does it start to make sense to place these workloads on a highly available clustered environment similar to your production VMs?   Where as there are less hard dollar … Continue reading


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Opinion: Virtualization moving to cloud computing pricing models: Is IT ready?

The Advisory Board looks at how VMware’s recent licensing changes toward a more usage based model might effect your organization.  What are the implications of usage-based virtualization licensing models on IT shops? Rob McShinsky, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center As VMware … Continue reading

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