VMQ Example Script for Intel E5-2637v0 & one vSwitch

Following configuration is for an Intel Xeon E5-2637 and Intel X520 NICs.

The Script will disable VMQ on iSCSI and Livemigration and enable and configure VMQ on converged.

CPU distribution:

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Script:

 

22nd of April Altaro Hyper-V Webcast with @ThomasMaurer

Hello everyone,

today I want inform you about a great german webcast coming up on the 22nd of April. The webcast is held bei my good friend Thomas Maurer.

The topic ist: “Was ist neu im Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V”.

You can join it via following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1585531324418818049

@AltaroSoftware New eBook: Supercharging Hyper-V Performance

Hi everybody,

Altaro published a great new eBook “Supercharging Hyper-V Performance”.

Here’s what you can expect from this eBook:

  1. A practical guide to finding and fixing issues in storage, CPU, memory, and network components
  2. Instructions on how to use Windows Performance Monitor and PAL to monitor your virtualized environment
  3. Advice on how to plan hosts, VMs, storage, networking and management for maximum performance.

You can download it here.

Book Tipp: Introduction to Windows Server Failover Clustering

Hi everybody,

5nine Software Vice President Symon Perriman published a book with some cool best practices for configuration Windows Server Failover Clusters. 🙂

Greate stuff and great to read.

You can download it here.

Where to find logs from cluster role movement?

Hi everybody,

as you know sometimes it is neccessary to get some more information about where and when roles within a cluster were successfully moved from one node to another.

One example could be Hyper-V Livemigrations or role movements from mixed role cluster servers.

When you have errors or warnings during rolemigrations, you can see the events directly within the failover cluster manager.

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But what is if I want to see successfull role moves? Where do I find them?

Those messages are a bit hidden within the logfile structures of a Windows Server.

  1. Navigate to Applications and Services Logs\Microsoft\Windows\Failover Clustering\Operational
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