Tag: VHD

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V – How to create a new VHD from a source VHD

Microsoft, PowerShell, Virtualization, Windows Server • 4 Comments

Microsoft MVP Aidan Finn posted a interesting blog post about Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Block...
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Updating offline VHDs via Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

Microsoft, System Center, Virtualization, Windows Server • 2 Comments

Some weeks ago Microsoft announced the beta of a solution accelerator called Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2012. The VMST 2012 allows you...
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Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere – Storage

Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows Server

This is another post in my series about Hyper-V vs. VMware. This time it is about storage in terms of virtualization. And as you could read...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Convert VHD to VHDX

Microsoft, PowerShell, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server • 5 Comments

With Windows Server 2012 Microsoft released a new Virtual Disk Format called VHDX. VHDX improves...
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Create a Windows Server 2012 iSCSI Target Server

Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server • 3 Comments

In my Lab I don’t have a good storage which I can use for my Hyper-V Clusters. But with Windows Server 2012 Microsoft added a lot of new...
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Windows Server 8 Hyper-V VHDX improvements

Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server • 3 Comments

With Windows 8 and Windows Server 8 Microsoft released a new file format for Virtual Hard Disk called VHDX. The VHD format, which was...
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Hyper-V 3: Attach multiple VHDs via PowerShell

Microsoft, PowerShell, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server • 2 Comments

We are already testing some Windows Server 8 installations and to test some of the new storage...
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Windows 8: Client Hyper-V and boot from VHD

Hardware, Microsoft, PowerShell, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server • 3 Comments

Some days before the BUILD conference, Microsoft released a video about Hyper-V in Windows 8. Now after some days of testing I am already a...
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Awesome – Building Windows 8: Hyper-V

Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server • 2 Comments

Microsoft today showed a new video in their Building Windows 8 video series. Today Microsoft showed the next release of Hyper-V which is...
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Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know…

Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server

Some time ago I made a post about how you can boot from a VHD. Now some days ago I found a very...
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