Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day Hosted by Microsoft – February 6th – Redmond

On Saturday, February 6th, Microsoft & the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group is holding its Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day: Practical Knowledge for Successful Deployments at Microsoft’s Corporate Headquarters, register now, space is limited.


This is day of Live Builds; Instruction; Demonstration; and, Tips & Tricks on Hyper-V for fellow Microsoft partners who want to use Hyper-V within their practice.  You will see deployment, optimization and management of Hyper-V, all with a focus for how to use Hyper-V within a Microsoft focused IT practice from a fellow practicing Microsoft partner. Watch & Learn as the Hyper-V Role is deployed on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and while Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is installed.


This is not a Hyper-V versus VMware day.
This is not a hands-on day.
This is not a test preparation day.

This is an “I can do ‘that’” day.
This is a Partners sharing with Partners day.



9:00 AM

9:30 AM


9:30 AM

11:30 AM

Morning Session

11:30 AM

12:20 PM

Lunch Break

12:20 PM

1:50 PM

1st Afternoon Session

1:50 PM

2:10 PM


2:10 PM

3:30 PM

2nd Afternoon Session

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

Wrap Up


Here is a list of the topics we will be covering:


Deploying Hyper-V Role via:

·         Windows Server 2008 R2 (Full Installation) with Hyper-V ß Live Build

·         Windows Server 2008 R2 (Core Installation) with Hyper-V

·         Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 ß Live Build


Managing Virtual Machines:

·         Hyper-V Manager ß Live Demonstration

o   Virtual Network Manager

o   New Virtual Machine Wizard

o   New Virtual Hard Disk Wizard

·         System Center Virtual Machine Manager


Practical Tips & Tricks:

·         Virtualizing Windows Small Business Server 2008 ß Live Demonstration

·         Virtualizing Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services)

·         Performance Optimization ß Live Demonstration

·         Backups


Overview of Advanced Topics:

·         Power Shell Hyper-V

·         Managing Virtual Machine Storage

·         Quick Migration

·         Live Migration, Failover Cluster & Cluster Shared Volumes

·         System Center Essentials and how it integrates into the System Center Virtual Machine Manager

·         Hyper-V and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure


The primary person in front for this event is Tim Carney. Tim a MCP and Small Business Specialist is President of EBT Solutions / SFBay-Link Network Services, Inc. Since 2002, Tim has been providing technology consulting services to emerging San Francisco Bay Area businesses and assisting other IT Professionals in designing Secure Infrastructure. During the 15 years prior to establishing his consulting business, he was the CFO and CTO for a 45 person Copier Sales and Services Business in Silicon Valley. Tim was the technical force in changing its sales focus from Telex to Facsimile, Fax to Copiers, Analog to Digital, and Stand-Alone to Connected. Tim’s areas of expertise include Small Business Server, Secure Infrastructure, Virtualization and Mobility Enablement. Tim is an Eagle Scout and has a B.S. degree in Business Management. As a leader in the local community, Tim has co-founded BASBiTS.org a San Francisco Bay Area users’ group for Small Business Information Technology Specialists. Follow Tim on his blog at SBS-Mobility.blogspot.com and on Twitter as TechmoTim.


When:                  Saturday, February 6th  

                                Registration starts at 9:00 am

                                Main Event is from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

                                Wrap-Up Event by 4:00 pm


Where:                 Microsoft Corporate Headquarters

                                3350 157th Ave N.E., Building 9, Room 1001 – Tahoma

Redmond, WA 98052


You Give:       $20 per person


You Get:          Relevant & Useful Information

             Food & Drinks provided


RSVP:                    Register for the event by clicking:



See you all there!


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