Virtualization


Hyperconverged Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 will be receiving a number of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) improvements with its next major release, scheduled for this month.

Microsoft and Red Hat Outline Extended Compatiblity Partnership

This week Microsoft and Red Hat made a few announcements that continues the two companies' integration and support efforts.

Linux Containers Announced for Windows Server 2016

In front of a crowd at this week's DockerCon 2017 in Austin, Texas, Microsoft showed off a new Linux container that runs on Windows Server 2016.

Creating a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V Using PowerShell

Getting a VM up and running requires just a small amount of time and seven cmdlets.

Kubernetes Support Comes to Azure Containers

Azure Container Services will be receiving support for Kubernetes workloads in the near future.

Public Beta for Docker for Azure Now Available

Container firm Docker announced that it's Docker for Azure has hit public beta.

Google Now Offering Windows Server Instances

Google this week said that Windows Server 2016 VMs are now available through its datacenter service offerings.

Skype for Business Support Comes to VMware Horizon VDI

Microsoft will enable Skype for Business communications using VMware's Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution.

Exploring Hyper-V with PowerShell

Extend virtual environments with these helpful cmdlets.

Virtualization Tools Support Policy for Windows 10 Pro Users Gets a Makeover

Microsoft outlined changes coming to its support for two Windows 10 Pro virtualization tools.

How To Use PowerShell for Bulk VM Checkpointing

This process is perfect for those looking to create restore points before updates are installed.

Dell Announces Flash Arrays with Support for Virtualized Environments

New flash-based storage arrays with strong ties to virtual environments were recently announced by Dell.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Test Build with 'Nested Virtualization' Preview

Microsoft this week released a new Windows 10 test build that includes support for the company's "nested virtualization" feature.

VMware Releases Security Patch for vCenter Server and ESXi

VMware released an out-of-band fix for three significant flaws in vCenter Server and ESXi.

Microsoft To Boost Office 365 Security with Advance E-Mail Threat Protection

New security tools for Office 365 that will protect e-mails from harmful links and phishing attacks was announced by Microsoft this week.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 VMM Service Templates

Applies to the "Plan and deploy a server infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-413.

Windows Server 2012 R2 VM Support Through Amazon Now Available

Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings now supports access to Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machines.

Pop Quiz: Targeting App-V Packages

Applies to the "Design and implement an application virtualization environment" objective of Exam 70-416.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Improvements

Ahead of the incoming public preview of Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft is outlining a number of new additions to its latest server OS.

How To Manage Storage Spaces and Storage Pools in Windows Server 2012

Microsoft delivered a completely new way of looking at our disks and storage in Windows Server 2012, with the biggest change in how storage is laid out and provisioned. Here's how to create and manage it all.

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