Tag Archives: Hyper-V

Does Microsoft really support Linux on Hyper-V?

Microsoft claims that Linux guests running on Hyper-V are fully supported — find out what really happens when a customer tries to get help with a SLES VM. Continue reading

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Linux apps run directly on Windows with virtualization!

Microsoft has broken through numerous technological barriers, enabling Windows/Hyper-V to directly execute Linux applications. Continue reading

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Even GPL can’t make Hyper-V Linux VMs well

Even with the recent move of offering open source (GPL2) Linux integration components (drivers), Linux guests fall quite short of being first-class virtual citizens on Hyper-V. Continue reading

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Choose any two: Hyper-V, HA, Linux

It is very difficult to cleanly shut down a Linux VM on Hyper-V if it is configured for HA. This is because there is no orderly guest shutdown feature in the integration components. Continue reading

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Hyper-V Linux integration components no longer Connected

I have given some coverage recently to Linux guest operating system support on Hyper-V, especially the incredible announcement last month of mouse support for Linux guests! Just when you thought it could not get any better, the Microsoft Virtualization gang … Continue reading

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