Recently I setup a new Windows Server 2016 Server with Hyper-V in my home lab environment. I configured Hyper-V Replica to replicate some of the VMs from the older Windows Server 2012R2 system over to the new 2016 Server. Replication went fine and today I attempted to failover to the new system so I could repurpose the old server hardware. Planned Failover went fine and when … [Read more...]
What is Hyper-V Replica?
Back in Windows 2012, Microsoft introduced a feature called Hyper-V Replica. This feature has been improved in the 2012R2 version and has even more improvements in Windows Server 2016 due for launch shortly. In this series on Windows Hyper-V Replica, I’ll aim to give you some background on the feature as well as pointers on how to implement it. What is Hyper-V … [Read more...]
SBSfaq.com runs the office on Windows Server 8 with Hyper-V
That’s it – it’s done. All virtualised servers for SBSfaq.com (aside from our public website) are now running on Windows 8 Hyper-V. Yes – I know that Microsoft have said do not run this in production, but I am taking steps to minimise the risk so that I can learn the technology that will be the basis for whatever Microsoft does in the SMB market over the next few … [Read more...]