TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Hyper-V Enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Keith Mayer and Matt Hester are back for part 2 of their Building a Hybrid Cloud series and in today’s episode they showcase the latest Hyper-V enhancements made in Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • [1:36] Series Review and Windows Server 2012 Scalability
  • [8:17] With all of these scalability features already built into Windows Server 2012, what could possibly be so “new and improved” in the R2 release?  Is R2 a major release or just a Service Pack?
  • [14:55] DEMO: Hyper-V Manager managing Gen 1 and Gen 2 VM’s side-by-side along with managing down-level Hyper-V hosts
  • [21:41] DEMO: How to enable Enhanced Session Mode in Hyper-V Manager. Is there USB support in R2?
  • [26:07] DEMO: How to enable Compressed and SMB-Direct Live Migrations
  • [31:29] DEMO: How to enable Hyper-V Replica and configure replication interval


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