White paper – Building High Performance Storage for Hyper-V Cluster on Scale-Out

A few days ago, Microsoft published a whitepaper how to build High Performance Storage for Hyper-V Cluster on Scale-Out File Servers using Violin Windows Flash Arrays.

To take a look on, please click here.

#PowerShell script – create converged network (incl. IPs, VLAN, DNS etc.) for Hyper-V

I’m still working on some more automation parts of that script but it is working in the current state. So please be gently. 🙂

Thanks to Thomas Maurer. His blockpost about convered networking did most of the job here.


New free eBook “The Altaro PowerShell Hyper-V Cookbook”

Altaro recently published a free Hyper-V book. They cover following areas of interest:

    • Understand the basics of Hyper-V Cmdlets and how to create a Hyper-V VM
    • How to display and discover information about your VMs and Hyper-V host
    • Get mounted ISO files & identify orphaned VHD/VHDX files
    • How to delete obsolete snapshots and query Hyper-V event logs

I read the book a few days ago and I can really recommend it. To download the book, click here.


What you should also try out is Altaro Hyper-V Backup. You have a free licences that enables you to backup two VMs. To download the free edition please click on the banner below.