Category Archives: Virtual Server Technology

Recent Article: Keeping Your Tech Skills Current!

The SearchServerVirtualization.com Advisory Board was asked to give our views on what we do to stay current.  This is a question that I get asked quite often.  Here are my go to resources as well as resources others on the … Continue reading

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Hyper-V Now on EPIC Systems Target Platform List!

Its been a long time coming and lots of folks at EPIC Systems and Microsoft have put effort into thoroughly testing EPIC Hyperspace and Web and Services Servers on Hyper-V 2012 R2.  Finally it has passed all the tests and … Continue reading

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PowerShell Snip of the Week (Get-WinEvent)

VMs that went into Saved State in the Last Day During the migration of VMs to a Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2 environment you may find that some of your VMs go in to Saved State when the backup … Continue reading

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Steps for Updating SCVMM 2012 R2 to Update Rollup 1

The update of SCVMM 2012 R2 with Update Rollup one is fairly straight forward with the exception of the need to execute a SQL script after the server component update, but if you have used VMM for any length of … Continue reading

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System Center 2012 R2 Update Rollup 1 (KB2904734)

The System Center Team release (KB2904734) System Center 2012 R2 Update Rollup 1 today with high hopes by admins everywhere that this will start to plug some of the large holes in the products under the System Center Umbrella released  … Continue reading

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Vendor Spotlight: PHD Virtual Backup for Hyper-V

Having worked with Hyper-V for quite some time, the debut of PHD Virtual’s Backup for Hyper-V with the v7.0 release further exemplifies the impact that Hyper-V is having in the virtualization world.  If you are not familiar with PHD Virtual, … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Quick and Dirty on When You Should Use Hyper-V Snapshots/Checkpoints.

You should create a snapshot, or checkpoint (as they are called in System Center Virtual Machine Manager), right before you make any known change to your VM that would require some sort of system or application restore if the configuration, … Continue reading

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