The Hyper-V Cloud Deployment Guides are a collection of best practices based on a Microsoft Consulting Services framework. They are designed to help you deploy a private cloud solution using Continue reading “Hyper-V cloud deployments documents”
Month: February 2011
ForeFront Endpoint Protection – Manage your FPE client with GPO
If you are planning or have already deployed ForeFront Endpoint Protection, this may interest you.
As you know FPE is designed to be managed throught System Center Configuration Manager BUT… you may not have SCCM deployed or need more granularity. Continue reading “ForeFront Endpoint Protection – Manage your FPE client with GPO”
Time to take checkdisk
Through twitter i received a tweet about a new whitepaper providing guidance for sizing NTFS volumes. In this article there was a nice passage about the time it takes for checkdisk to check a volume. Here’s the passage: Continue reading “Time to take checkdisk”
SP1 Diskspace requirements
Here is the overview of the diskspace requirements for the new service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Disk space requirements
Make sure you have enough free disk space to install SP1 (even though much of that space will be reclaimed after the installation). If you need to create free disk space, go to Strategies for freeing disk space on the Windows website. Continue reading “SP1 Diskspace requirements”
Possibilities of the cloud
Yung Chou explains on Technet.com in a 6 part blog the posibilities of Cloud Computing. These blogposts give a good insight in the different parts of a cloud and it’s services.
Deployment Guide for Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 and Windows 7 with SP1
This guide is for IT administrators who are deploying Windows Server® 2008 R2 or Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1). This document includes technical information, procedures, and recommendations for installing SP1 in a business or corporate environment. Although this guide includes some basic operating system information, we assume that you already have a working knowledge of Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, and update installations. Continue reading “Deployment Guide for Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 and Windows 7 with SP1”
Take a look at this video and watch Michael Kleef, Sr. Technical Product Manager, as he interviews Max Herrmann, Sr. Product Manager of the Windows Server marketing group. Continue reading “RemoteFX video”
Installing a XenDesktop 5 PoC
Before we run through a basic proof-of-concept install, let’s talk about some of the key differences between XD4 and XD5. There are some significant terminology changes from previous releases of XD (this is Citrix, so no surprise, right?!): Continue reading “Installing a XenDesktop 5 PoC”
beta exam 70-162 TS: ForeFront Protection for Endpoints and Applications, Configuring
Just got the email for registering for the beta exam 71-162 TS: Protection for Endpoints and Applications, Configuring.
Read here below the skills measured. When I have additional study material i’ll post it.
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What does Dynamic Memory look like to the user of a Hyper-V hosted virtual machine?
Take note that Dynamic Memory is only supported if the Guest Operating System is “aware” of Dynamic Memory. At this time, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Vista with SP1 (Enterprise and Ultimate) and Windows 7 (Enterprise and Ultimate). The Hyper-V Dynamic Memory Evaluation Guide has the additional detail, but basically all of the Server SKUs, Standard Edition and above, and the Professional Desktop SKUs support Dynamic Memory.
Continue reading “What does Dynamic Memory look like to the user of a Hyper-V hosted virtual machine?”