Amit Pawar - Infrastructure blog

Experiences of the Amit Pawar - Technology Specialist at Microsoft Australia.

Core parking requirements

Core Parking has no hardware or processor dependencies In general no – there are no specific...

Author: apawar Date: 12/20/2009

NetApp storage best practices for Microsoft Virtualisation

NetApp and Microsoft last week announced a 3 year partnership. The fruits of this partnership are...

Author: apawar Date: 12/11/2009

Who is using Microsoft’s Virtualisation solution?

Everyday there are customers choosing to use Microsoft’s Virtualisation solution over other...

Author: apawar Date: 12/10/2009

Hyper-V R2 Poster

One page to see all the features of Hyper-V R2....

Author: apawar Date: 12/10/2009

Microsoft Virtualisation – How to Videos

If I had a dollar for every time a customer and partner asked me a bout how do I get started with...

Author: apawar Date: 12/10/2009

One stop Hyper-V Technical Information and Resources

I get a lot requests for information on how do I do the following with Hyper-V Plan Install Best...

Author: apawar Date: 12/09/2009

Planning a Windows Server® 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services infrastructure

The Microsoft Infrastructure an Planning guide for Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services...

Author: apawar Date: 12/08/2009

Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Documentation

Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee441285.aspx Server Core...

Author: apawar Date: 11/24/2009

HP BladeSystem reference architecture for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 virtualization (Hyper-V)

HP has released a document that will help with the architecture of Hyper-V R2 running on HP...

Author: apawar Date: 11/23/2009

Sydney and Melbourne Microsoft Virtualisation Unplugged Events - Telling it like it is

We are pleased to invite you to hear from one of the founders of x86 virtualisation. Our keynote is...

Author: apawar Date: 11/22/2009

How scalable is Remote Desktop Service for you ?

Virtual Desktops are all the rage right now and there is a lot of discussion about where and how...

Author: apawar Date: 11/22/2009

Microsoft Site Recovery Solution

Recently in my discussions with customers regarding virtualisation the topic of Site Recovery is...

Author: apawar Date: 11/22/2009

Booting Hyper-V R2 from USB

Lot of customers have been asking me about booting Hyper-V R2 from a USB drive There is...

Author: apawar Date: 11/18/2009

Beyond the compete - Microsoft vs VMware

This session will focus on the key technologies within the Microsoft Product Family that address...

Author: apawar Date: 11/12/2009

Hyper-V Unleashed - Online Event on July 21

Microsoft Virtualization is a sponsor at this online event, organized by Windows IT Pro. The event...

Author: apawar Date: 07/16/2009

How much will you pay for a Hypervisor on those cores ?

Now that 6 core processors are available from both Intel and AMD, the virtualisation team at...

Author: apawar Date: 06/29/2009

You can now cluster SQL server in a Virtual Machine

Microsoft has updated the support policy for running SQL server in a virtual machine that has been...

Author: apawar Date: 05/24/2009

Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-v and Clustering Resources

With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft has released a lot of documentation that...

Author: apawar Date: 05/13/2009

Hyper-V growing up to be stronger

I wanted to cover the latest announcement around Hyper-V that occurred at TechEd 2009....

Author: apawar Date: 05/13/2009

Game on – VMware spreads more FUD

The past few days there has been an very robust discussion through blogs and videos about how VMware...

Author: apawar Date: 05/10/2009

HP publishes 2 whitepapers on NIC teaming support in Hyper-V

HP has published 2 whitepapers that talk about NIC teaming support in Hyper-V running on HP...

Author: apawar Date: 03/05/2009

Microsoft and Red Hat support statement for Virtualisation

This is great new for customers who have been waiting for Microsoft to support Red Hat operating...

Author: apawar Date: 02/16/2009

A great free resource - Understanding Microsoft Virtualisation Solutions

Author Mitch Tulloch has teamed with the Microsoft Virtualization Teams to write a free e-book that...

Author: apawar Date: 02/05/2009

Virtualisation webcast from Microsoft – Desktop to Data centre

Microsoft is creating a raft of webcasts to cover the Virtualisation 360 story that talks about...

Author: apawar Date: 01/13/2009

Virtual Machine Manager Configuration Analyzer 2008 (VMMCA)

Microsoft has just announced the availability of Virtual Machine Manager Configuration Analyzer 2008...

Author: apawar Date: 12/08/2008

SCVMM 2008 error ID: 2916. Details: Unknown error (0x8033810f)

If you are getting VMM is unable to complete the request. The connection to the agent <Agent...

Author: apawar Date: 11/26/2008

Hyper-V performance some thoughts

There is quite a lot of documentation (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794762.aspx) and...

Author: apawar Date: 11/12/2008

Hyper-V and VHD Performance - Dynamic vs. Fixed

If you are in the midst of testing and deploying Virtual machines using the VHD file format on...

Author: apawar Date: 11/12/2008

Professional Developer Conference content for Virtualisation

Enabling Test Automation Using Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V With Hyper-V, you can decrease your...

Author: apawar Date: 11/11/2008

Can I run Hyper-V on my machine ?

There is a lot of confusion regards what hardware is required to run Hyper-V 1. Official Hyper-V...

Author: apawar Date: 11/10/2008

Install and uninstall VMM agent on Windows 2008 Server Core

Refer to...

Author: apawar Date: 10/24/2008

Measuring Performance on Hyper-V

  1. Measuring Performance on Hyper-V While most of the principles of analysing performance of a guest...

Author: apawar Date: 10/22/2008

Hyper-V market share

Online publications Hyper-V's low cost helps Microsoft weaken VMware's grip on server...

Author: apawar Date: 10/21/2008

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 is now available

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 provides a management solution for the virtualized data...

Author: apawar Date: 10/21/2008

Hyper-V and Storage

There is a lot of information regards Hyper-V and storage options that is scattred in blog post. I...

Author: apawar Date: 10/16/2008

Is VMware costing you way too much

Head over to http://www.vmwarecostswaytoomuch.com/ to find out how you and your organisation could...

Author: apawar Date: 09/17/2008

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Releases/Hosting for App-V

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) version 4.5 has been released. Formerly known as...

Author: apawar Date: 09/16/2008

Exchange on Hyper-V

Microsoft supports Exchange Server 2007 in production on hardware virtualisation software only when...

Author: apawar Date: 09/16/2008

Australian customers using Hyper-V

Now that Hyper-V and SCVMM have officially launched (www.getvirtualnow.com) the case studies are...

Author: apawar Date: 09/15/2008

How to use Failover clustering in Windows Server 2008 with SCVMM 2008

Want to know how to make your Virtual Machines highly available with the built in Failover...

Author: apawar Date: 08/28/2008

Introducing SCVMM 2008 Performance & Resource Optimization (PRO)

Refer to...

Author: apawar Date: 08/11/2008

Microsoft.com Powered by Hyper-V

Now that Hyper-V has been around for a month or so I keep getting asked for early proof points and...

Author: apawar Date: 07/20/2008

Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

The increasing use of virtual machines creates new challenges for IT. Virtual machines that are left...

Author: apawar Date: 07/19/2008

Hyper-V through videos

Interview with Mike Neil about Hyper-V RTM, including: Why Microsoft decided to get into the server...

Author: apawar Date: 07/02/2008

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 (MAP) is here

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an integrated platform with tools and...

Author: apawar Date: 06/29/2008

Infrastructure Planning and Design for Hyper-V and Terminal Services

The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) series provides guidance for Microsoft infrastructure...

Author: apawar Date: 06/29/2008

Hyper-V has now released to manufacturing (RTM)

Hyper-V, a key feature of Windows Server 2008, has now released to manufacturing (RTM) and is...

Author: apawar Date: 06/29/2008

Some NTFS recommendations

Technorati Tags: NTFS,Windows Server Recommended disk cluster size for NTFS During windows...

Author: apawar Date: 04/10/2008

Windows Server 2008 and Exchange 2007

Windows Server 2008 Improvements that Benefit Exchange Windows Server 2008 includes a number of...

Author: apawar Date: 04/05/2008

Step up your infrastructure

I was recently watching a movie Step Up 2 The Streets and this got me thinking about how customers...

Author: apawar Date: 04/02/2008

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