Tag Archives: SCVMM

The Truth About Storage Hot Add and Remove

VMware vSphere 4 offers multiple options for expanding virtual machine storage with zero downtime, including the ability to grow a running virtual disk. Hyper-V marketing literature makes a similar claim, but is limited to simply adding another virtual disk. Continue reading

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SCVMM/PRO Complexity: High

According to Microsoft’s own documentation, integrating SCOM with SCVMM adds high complexity and additional cost to your virtualization environment. Continue reading

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Hyper-V Console Disconnects During Live Migration

When a Hyper-V virtual machine console is connected and a live migration is initiated — automatically with PRO Tips or manually — the remote client disconnects. The situation must be resolved manually by the administrator, unlike VMware ESX, which seamlessly migrates remote console connections during VMotion. Continue reading

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Is SCVMM 2008 R2 really banned from VMworld?

It makes for great drama to say that VMware will not allow Microsoft Virtualization to exhibit their latest product — but it is not true. Continue reading

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Hello, SCVMM 2008 R2

Originally promised within 60 days of Hyper-V R2, today MSFT announced availability of SCVMM 2008 R2. Continue reading

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