What’s new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Virtualization?

What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 (RTM)?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Virtualization?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Networking?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Management and Automation?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 VDI?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection?
What's new in Windows Server 2012 R2 Web Application and Platform?
What's New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials?
Whats new in Windows Server 2012 R2 in Web Application and Platform, Active Directory, Print Services and Clustering?

 

What’s New in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2? 

Feature or functionality New or updated
Shared virtual hard disk New
Resize virtual hard disk Updated
Storage Quality of Service New
Live migrations Updated
Virtual machine generation New
Integration services Updated
Export Updated
Failover Clustering and Hyper-V Updated
Enhanced session mode New
Hyper-V Replica Updated
Linux support Updated
Management Updated
Automatic Virtual Machine Activation New

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What’s New in Hyper-V Network Virtualization in Windows Server 2012 R2?

Feature/functionality Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview
Inbox HNV Gateway X
HNV interoperability with Hyper-V Virtual Switch Extensions X X
HNV VM Network Diagnostics X X
HNV Architecture X X
Dynamic IP Address Learning X
HNV + Windows NIC Teaming X X
NVGRE Encapsulated Task Offload X X

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Whitepaper – Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (WSSC 2012 R2) by Daniel Neumann

What’s New in Hyper-V Virtual Switch in Windows Server 2012 R2?

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