A First Look at Microsoft Hyper-V RTM - Quick Migration

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-06-27 Print this article Print
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Hyper-V's high availabilities depend in large part on Microsoft's Cluster Service. Virtual machines (as with other virtualization platforms) must be specially prepared to participate in the HA setup. However, as of today, the documentation isn-

Now that Microsoft's Hyper-V has been released to manufacturing and will be ready for distribution via Microsoft Update starting July 8, the race to turn the hypervisor into a commodity has begun in earnest. eWEEK Labs will publish a full review of Hyper-V in the near future. Until then, here's a first look.
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant has been with the Labs since 1997, and before that paid his IT management dues at a software publishing firm working with several Fortune 100 companies. Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility, with a focus on Android in the enterprise. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his reviews and analysis are grounded in real-world concern. Cameron is a regular speaker at Ziff-Davis Enterprise online and face-to-face events. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at csturdevant@eweek.com.

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