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  1. Windows Server 2016 New Core Licensing Model ¿How to digest it?

    It's well know that Microsoft launched to the market the new version of Windows Server 2016 and with it, a "new" licensing model based on the physical cores. It's been more than a year since this and still, there is a lot of confusion about how to eat it? how to license? what types of SKUs? Is there any rule? and so on. This article purpose is to clarify some aspect of this change, how to manage it but more important: Understand it.Let's start in the beginning: WHY? Traditionally, Windows Server...
  2. Enabling Nested Virtualization Feature in Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10

    Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10, are bringing a new Hyper-V feature which is very welcome for those who love and need, do clustering tests, like me, and does not have access to a physical infrastructure (servers, storages, etc.) that makes it possible. Why nested virtualization, which is the new Hyper-V feature, can help a lot!Being straight forward, nested virtualization is run a VM with Hyper-V host, inside a VM with Hyper-V host. You got confused? Come on, I'm going to show you!First, you can...
  3. You never believe how easily schedule VMs in Hyper-V

    In our company we has VDI infrastrucure with virtual machines pools working at Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2. Because we has many GPO, that fast changed, applied to workstation we need to reboot machines occasionally. But not used machines went to save state if not using about 10 minutes. So we decide write this script to "reboot machines" at night and create a task in windows scheduler. As we has 4 pools we create 4 scripts for pools VMs and 4 tasks, that run at night with interval...
  4. Server – Virtual or Physical?

    • updated 2 years ago
    you are logged on to a server thru RDP and would like to know quickly whether the server is Physical or Virtual?You can use below one line Powershell command that queries the win32_computersystem WMI-class to check whether the server is a virtual one or is a physical server.Virtual MachinePowerEdge M610Hope it helps!!!Thanks, MAK
  5. Migrating Physical to Virtual...

    Disk2vhd is a utility that creates .VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) a virtual disk version of physical “bare-metal” disk or disks for use in Microsoft Hyper-V, System Center Virtual machine Manager, AppController and Microsoft Azure. The difference between Disk2vhd and other physical-to-virtual tools is that you can run Disk2vhd on a system that’s online. Disk2vhd uses Windows' Volume Snapshot capabilities to create consistent “point-in-time” snapshots of the volumes you want to include in your conversion....
  6. Infrastructure Technology Index - February 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for various Infrastructure Technology. The data is taken from the Gooroo.io analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting aspects to work with. It...
  7. Edit DRAFT Edit

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