Altaro has been published an eBook for Explored: 7 Key Areas OF Hyper-V A detailed guide to help improve the core areas of your Hyper-V environment. This ebook will help to go in details to configure most of the features of Hyper-V. Altaro’s Hyper-V ebook can be used as an operational guide. With release of new version of Hyper-V with Server 2012 R2, Hyper-v has been changed to a full fledged enterprise ready platform.
Hyper-V, Microsoft’s computer virtualization technology, has matured into an enterprise-ready platform. Unfortunately, newcomers often find themselves stranded in a sea of unfamiliar terms and concepts. The good news is that their questions are common. This eBook gathers together information on some of the most common stumbling blocks to help you chart a clear path to a successful deployment. This eBook is written for Hyper-V Server 2012 and 2012 R2
Some of the contents of the Hyper-V ebook from Altaro
Hyper-V Manager – An Introduction
How to Acquire Hyper-V Manager
Enabling Hyper-V Manager
Interface Quick Tour
Differences between Hyper-V Manager and System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Hyper-V Cluster Integration
Failover Cluster Manager
Set Up Native Network Teams for Hyper-V
Hyper-V Virtual CPUs
Physical Processors are Never Assigned to Specific Virtual Machines
Start by Understanding Operating System Processor Scheduling
Taking These Concepts to the Hypervisor
What about Processor Affinity?
How Does Thread Scheduling Work?
What Does the Number of vCPUs I Select Actually Mean?
But Can’t You Assign More Total vCPUs to all VMs than Physical Cores?
What’s The Proper Ratio of vCPU to pCPU/Cores?
What about Reserve and Weighting (Priority)?
But What About Hyper-Threading?
Connecting Hyper-V to Storage
Prepare a Local Disk for Usage
Prepare a Storage Spaces Volume for Usage
Multi-Path I/O (MPIO)
Storage for a Hyper-V Cluster