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Hyper-V Amigo Showcast 11 Storage Spaces Direct

imageIn this Showcast Didier and Carsten are playing with a Hyper-converged Storage Spaces Direct System with Windows Server 2016 installed. The show some crazsy performance numbers and even turn 2 of the 4 nodes off. While playing with the Cluster we see also some new Features like Distributed Storage QoS, Cluster and VM Isolation and Cluster Fairshare.

See what’s happening, bring some time the show is a bit lengthy and enjoy the video.

Hyper-V Amigos Podcast Episode 1: Ben Armstrong

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Hi folks I started and English speaking podcast about Private Cloud related stuff where I will have different guests from the Microsoft Product Groups and Microsoft MVPs.

In my first Episode I’m much honored to have the one and only Mr. Hyper-V Ben Armstrong. Ben who is also knows as @VirtualPCGuy is Principal Program Manager in the Hyper-V Team and talks about really great stuff. I don’t wan’t to spill the beans so take the time to watch this Episode it’s really worth it!

Thanks for listening/watching Carsten (@hypervserver)

Some links to stuff that was mentioned in the Episode:

Hyper-V Amigos Episode 5 Generation 2 VM

Hyper-V Amigos Episode 5 ThumbIn this episode Didier and I talk about the Generation 2 virtual machine. In Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V you have now the choice between a Generation1 and a Generation 2 Virtual machine. So what are the differences between the two, the advantages and disadvantages of the Generation 2 VM? See it in our new showcast.

 

P.S.: In the Show we mention Ron Howards fantastic 10 part Blogpost series that you find here:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/jhoward/archive/2013/10/24/hyper-v-generation-2-virtual-machines-part-1.aspx

The Hyper-V Amigos Showcast Episode 2: Unmap

imageLast Sunday Didier and I recorded our second Episode of “The Hyper-V Amigo Showcast”. This time we discussed the Unmap Feature in Windows Server 2012 and R2. Didier is so fortunate that his employer has a Dell Compellent SAN Storage that really shines with Unmap. So we took the opportunity to demonstrate a lot of the Unmap feature.

I wish you fun!

 

P.S.: Here are the posts Didier mentioned in the Showcast:

Windows Server 2012 R2 Unmap, ODX On A Dell Compellent SAN Demo

TRIM/UNMAP Support in Windows Server 2012 & Hyper-V/VHDX

Mind the UNMAP Impact On Performance In Certain Scenarios

Windows Server 2012 VHDX Thin Provisioning Benefits Explored

The Hyper-V-Amigos Episode 1: Who we are

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My Friend and Hyper-V MVP college Didier Van Hoye (also known as @WorkingHardInIT) and I (known as @hypervserver) had a creasy idea: doing a Showcase and here comes the problem: in English. So we did our first Episode of “The Hyper-V Amigos” Showcase where we talk about “how we are” and “how we “stranded in IT”.

I hope you have the same fun watching the video than we had recording it.

P.S.: The Intro is spoken by another MVP Kerstin Rachfahl. Unfortunately she is not a Hyper-V MVP but you can’t have everything (and I love here anyway).