6 Benefits Nano Server Will Bring to Hyper-V

In April 2015, Microsoft announced a new feature available in Windows Server 2016 called Nano Server. It is similar to Windows Server Core mode but remarkably smaller. Apparently there are big plans in store for Nano Server. Jeffery Snover, lead architect for Windows Server, consistently stated throughout the Microsoft Ignite event, “Nano Server is the greatest change to Windows Server […]

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VMware: How to Create Virtual Machine and Install Guest OS using vSphere Client

Once you’ve installed VMware ESXi Server and vSphere client, you can start creating VM instance and install a guest operating system on it ( e.g. Linux, Windows, etc.,) as explained in this article. 1. Launch Create VM Wizard Login to the ESXi server using vSphere Client. Provide the ESXi root username and password. From the vSphere client menu, select File -> New -> […]

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How to Install VMware vSphere Client 4

If you have installed VMware ESXi server, you can manage the ESXi server using vSphere client. vSphere client works only on Windows host. If you don’t have vSphere client installed, download it from your local VMware Server home page. i.e go to http://{your-vmware-server-ip} to download vSphere client. The direct url to download vSphere client from your installation of VMware server is: […]

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VMware Virtualization Fundamentals – VMware Server and VMware ESXi

In this VMware article, let us discuss the fundamental concepts of virtualization and review the VMware virtualization implementation options. Following are few reasons why you might want to think about virtualization for your environment. Run multiple operation systems on one server. For example, instead of having development-server and QA-server, you can run both development and QA on a single server. […]

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How to Create a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008

Once you have Hyper-V installed the first thing you are going to want to do is start creating virtual machines. The process is mostly a next, next, finish matter, but just incase you are unsure, here’s a quick start-to-finish guide. Note: this is part of our ongoing series teaching IT administration basics, and might not apply to everybody. Creating Hyper-V […]

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