Two free clinics:
Clinic 5935: Introducing Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008
Topics covered in the clinic include:
- Features of Hyper-V
- Features of server consolidation
- Hyper-V implementation
- Creation of virtual machines
- Dynamic Data Centers
- Clustering in virtual environments
Clinic 6334: Exploring Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
- Features and functionalities of VMM
- Implementation and management of VMM
- Management of VMM library
- Management of hosts by using VMM
- Implementation of virtual machine Self-Services
VMC to Hyper-V Import Tool, VMC2HV for short, imports the configuration from a Virtual Machine Configuration (VMC) file. Both Virtual PC and Virtual Server use VMC files to store the hardware and other properties of a VM. It reads the VMC file and maps all relevant properties to those for a Hyper-V VM. For those properties that did not exist, it provides additional options. Those properties that no longer exist are ignored.
Hyper-V Server 2008 Getting Started Guide
This guide helps you get started with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008.
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 Configuration Guide
Detailed setup & configuration guide for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008
Microsoft Hyper-V Server License Terms
This page provides you the License Terms for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008. Print and retain a copy of the Microsoft Hyper-V Server license terms for your records. Accept the license terms. By downloading…
Says it aggregates the latest news and opinion from virtualization “experts” worldwide. I think they missed a few.
Here’s the site: http://www.virtualizationfeed.com/
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Microsoft supports and provides technical help to customers who run SQL Server 2008 on a virtual machine in a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V environment except for certain configurations that are documented in the Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2008 section of the SQL Server 2008 Online Book.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
SQL Server 2005 is not fully supported on a virtual machine in a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V environment.
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