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Hyper-V "driver locks" large amounts of internal memory at boot-time

Hyper-V Managment service allocates internal memory when you boot before you even think of opening any Hyper-V images.

If you only occationally use Hyper-V images then you should consider… 60 more words


Patching Hyper-V Hosts with SCVMM 2012 R2 - Part 1: Prerequisites

Recently, I assisted a client that was experiencing an issue/error with SCVMM. The client was using SCVMM 2008 R2. Although the issue eventually was resolved, I took the opportunity to educate the client on some of the enhancement/improvements with the SCVMM 2012 product. 701 more words

SCVMM (Virtual Machine Manager)

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Posted my first project to CodePlex: PowerShell Host Wizard at http://ps2wiz.codeplex.com

It’s a way to distribute your PowerShell Scripts as an Executable (*.exe) with a Wizard User Interface. 155 more words


'Access to path: is denied' error after installing SCVMM 2012 R2 console

After installing the SCVMM console you get the error message “Access to the path: “C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\Virtual Machine Manager\bin\AddInPipeline\PipelineSegments.store” is denied.”

To resolve these issues, follow these steps: 101 more words


SMB Direct With RoCE in a Mixed Switches Environment

I’ve been setting up a number of Hyper-V clusters with  Mellanox ConnectX3 Pro dual port 10Gbps Ethernet cards. These Mellanox cards provide a nice amount of queues (128) for DVMQ and also give us RDMA/SMB Direct capabilities for CSV & live migration traffic. 723 more words

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Azure Site Recovery no longer requires SCVMM to be deployed on premises

Until a couple of nights ago, SCVMM was required on premises to replicate Hyper-V to ASR. From my own experience, this was generally a bit of a nightmare because for the large part, most of the company’s interested in ASR were SMBs which could not afford the cost of the full System Center license to deploy SCVMM. 165 more words



1.    Background information

Hyper-V cluster that uses a HP MSA2312i iSCSI SAN for CSV storage. There are 4 LUNs presented by the SAN, which are: volume1, volume2, volume3, volume4… 166 more words