10 décembre 2011

Veeam Backup and Replication Support for Hyper-V is Finally Here

ust last week, Veeam announced the release of version 6 of their popular Backup & Replication solution. Among the many enhancements for VMware vSphere, including enterprise scalability, enhanced performance, accelerated replication and the 1-click file restore feature, the most notable addition to the new version is support for Hyper-V. Recognizing the huge demand, Veeam has been working on this functionality for quite some time, making the big announcement earlier this year at TechEd. When I met with Doug... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2010

3 Ways to Enable the Built-In Windows 7 Administrator Account

In Windows 7, like Windows Vista, when you install the operating system, you are asked to enter a user name which will be the primary local user that will use this system. Like in Windows Vista, in Windows 7 the built-in Administrator's account is disabled by default. Furthermore, this account is not associated with any password. The new user which is created during the installation is configured to be a member of the built-in Administrators group, and in fact, can be used for any management task. That use is in fact equivalent... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2009

Physical to Virtual Conversion of Linux Servers with VMware Converter BootCD

Although we have a number of Linux servers running on our ESX servers until recently the need had never arisen to convert an existing physical Linux server to virtual. However recently I've been doing a lot of work on using virtualization to improve Disaster Recovery options for SME clients (typically 2-25 servers), where cost is always important. Nowadays its not unusual to find networks of this size running one or two Linux boxes amongst their Windows servers but often the in-house IT only have minimal Linux admin skills. VMware... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2009

Expanding Virtual Hard Disks with Hyper-V

One of the most frequent questions I see on forums and newsgroups that deal with virtualization is the age-old question of "I have used all the space inside a VHD hard disk. How do I expand the virtual hard disk to make room for additional data?". Luckily for us, with Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008, this is now possible. Hyper-V now adds the ability to increase the maximum size of a virtual hard disk.  Expanding the disk increases the storage capacity of a dynamically expanding virtual hard disk or a fixed... [Lire la suite]
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