Microsoft is adding some glamorous Hyper-V 3.0 features to the mix, including Hyper-V Replica, virtual Fibre Channel adapters and NUMA spanning. While these capabilities will allow for a more detailed configuration, how many administrators will view these options as a critical part of their Hyper-V infrastructure?
The top priority of many virtualization administrators involves reducing the number of scheduled virtual machine (VM) service disruptions and late-night hours on the job. The shiny, new capabilities are welcome, but some of the greatest Hyper-V 3.0 features were already present in previous versions and have just now matured.
For IT pros looking to make their lives a little easier, the following five new-and -improved Hyper-V 3.0 features should really excite them.
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