Bumper list of Hyper-V articles, whitepapers, and videos

Date April 9, 2009

You have everything you always wanted to know about Hyper-V

Here I have just compiled a complete list of most important Virtualization / Hyper-V related content from Microsoft updated till date. But before you would move ahead evaluating them, you may want to download the following:-

Description

Date

Type

Skill

Top 10 Virtualization Myths

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

100

Top 10 Virtualization Myths

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

100

Hyper-V Overview

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

100

App-V in the Real World

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

100

Why use App-V

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

100

SCVMM 2008 Whitepaper

5/23/2008

Whitepaper

100

Solution Accelerator for Vista, WS 2008 and Hyper-V

2/19/2008

PPT

100

Getting Access to Product Bits – ServerOS

10/7/2007

Other

100

Microsoft Virtualization E-Book

3/9/2009

Whitepaper

200

Top 10 IT Pro Tasks Made Easier by Windows Server 2008 R2

1/21/2009

Whitepaper

200

Windows Server 2008 R2 Reviewers Guide (Beta)

1/21/2009

Whitepaper

200

Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2

1/21/2009

Whitepaper

200

WS08 R2 Overview

1/21/2009

PPT

200

Windows Server 2008: 10 reasons to upgrade

10/30/2008

Video/Webcast

200

Introduction to SCVMM 2008

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

200

Hyper-V Architecture Overview

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

200

Using Powershell with Hyper-V

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

200

Virtualization Launch Recordings

10/14/2008

Other

200

Virtualization Team Blog

10/14/2008

Other

200

Virtualization TechCenter

10/14/2008

Other

200

App-V TechCenter

10/14/2008

Other

200

SCVMM TechCenter

10/14/2008

Other

200

Virtualization for Windows: A Technology Overview

7/23/2008

Whitepaper

200

Step by Step Guide for Getting Started with Hyper-V

7/23/2008

Whitepaper

200

Hyper-V IT Pro Deck

7/23/2008

PPT

200

Extending TS and Hyper-V VDI in WS08 R2

4/7/2009

PPT

300

SQL2008 on Hyper-V

2/23/2009

Whitepaper

300

Offline VM servicing tool

2/23/2009

Other

300

Live Migration Demo Setup Guide

2/11/2009

Whitepaper

300

Live Migration Overview and Architecture Guidance

2/11/2009

Whitepaper

300

Step-by-Step Guide to Setting up Live Migration on R2

2/11/2009

Whitepaper

300

Step-by-Step Guide to Hyper-V and Fail-Over Clusters

2/11/2009

Whitepaper

300

20-Part Webcast Series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

1/30/2009

Other

300

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Kit

10/14/2008

Other

300

Infrastructure Planning and Design

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

Hyper-V Getting Started Guide

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

Hyper-V Deployment Guide

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

App-V Deployment Guide

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

Hyper-V Fail-Over Clustering

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

Clustering Hyper-V

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

300

Disk Access in Hyper-V

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

300

Operations guide for App-V

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

Hyper-V and Bitlocker

10/14/2008

Whitepaper

300

SCVMM Technical Library

10/14/2008

Other

300

Using PS and SCVMM to deploy Server 2008

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

300

Using PS for SCVMM

10/14/2008

Video/Webcast

300

Virtualization Architecture and Scenarios with Demos

7/23/2008

PPT

300

Planning_and_Architecture_for_deploying_Hyper-V_and_VMM

7/23/2008

PPT

300

Deploying_and_Managing_Hyper-V_with_System_Center_Virtual_Machine_Manager

7/23/2008

PPT

300

Heterogeneous Virtualization Management – Virtualization Day

7/23/2008

PPT

300

Hyper-V Security Best Practices

7/23/2008

PPT

300

High Availability and Virtualization

7/23/2008

PPT

300

Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager in a Dev and Test Environment

7/23/2008

PPT

300

PowerShell and Management Automation

7/23/2008

PPT

300

Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides

7/23/2008

Whitepaper

300

Infrastructure Planning and Design Series

7/23/2008

Whitepaper

300

Learn about the above skill levels here

More Articles and Whitepapers updates are available here

Here are some must download High resolution videos from TechNet Edge.

Join Partner Technology Specialist, Matt McSpirit, on this multi-part virtualization series where he discusses the topic in depth showing demos and scenarios that customers go through.  Whether you are a small IT shop learning about virtualization or a company designing a datacenter, watch these short videos to get you up to speed on what Hyper-V can do for you.

Desktop to Datacenter – Part 1 – Server Virtualization
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 2 – Installing, Configuring, Managing Hyper-V
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 3 – Understanding Integration Services
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 4 – Exports & Snapshots
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 5 – Powershell Management
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 6 – Configuring Failover Cluster
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 7 – Failover & Migration of VMs
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 8 – Multiple VMs per LUN
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 9 – Clustering with Sanbolic Kayo FS
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 10 – Pass Through Disks
Desktop to Datacenter – Part 11 – Hyper-V Server 2008 Installing, Configuring, Managing

Hyper-V Live Migration

This series of short webcasts explains how to set up live migration of virtual machines with Windows Server 2008 R2. It is meant as a simple experiment that you can reproduce with 3 machines to familiarize yourselves with the technology. The 6th and last part discusses the difference between live and quick migration, showing both in action.
Useful Links:
– Frank Cicalese’s (virtualization specialist) paper on r2 lab setup
– Technet step-by-step guide to live migration
– Technet guide to hyper-v fail-over
– Massimo Re Ferre` (IBM) tutorial on Hyper-V Server R2

High Res Video downloads:-

Live Migration – Part 1
Live Migration – Part 2
Live Migration – Part 3
Live Migration – Part 4
Live Migration – Part 5
Live Migration – Part 6

Redhat on Hyper-V

SQL Server Virtualization

Screencast: Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008

Virtualized Desktops with Citrix and Microsoft

If these videos excited you, you may get more updates from TechNet Edge or Microsoft Videos

More update on Microsoft Virtualization available on: Microsoft Virtualization website

20 part webcast series on Microsoft Virtualization solutions:

The team of IT Pro Evangelists at Microsoft including: Kevin Remde, Matt Hester, Chris Avis, Chris Henley, and Yung Chou have delivered a 20-part webcast series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions. The objectives of this series are not only to help you develop technical depth on various Microsoft virtualization solutions with level 300 sessions, but to appreciate the essentials of a typical virtualization project in a real world implementation.

Session List:

  1. 01/14/2009, TechNet Webcast: Virtualization in a Nutshell
  2. 01/16/2009, TechNet Webcast: Selecting the Right Candidates for Virtualization
  3. 01/21/2009, TechNet Webcast: Virtualizing Test and Development Environments for a Quick Return on Investment
  4. 01/23/2009, TechNet Webcast: Managing the Virtualized Test and Development Environment
  5. 01/28/2009, TechNet Webcast: If I Virtualize It, How Do I Manage It?
  6. 01/29/2009, TechNet Webcast: Consolidation and Rapid Provisioning
  7. 02/04/2009, TechNet Webcast: Building on Your Existing Virtual Environment
  8. 02/06/2009, TechNet Webcast: Virtualization Solutions for High Availability
  9. 02/11/2009, TechNet Webcast: Client-Side Virtualization
  10. 02/13/2009, TechNet Webcast: Using Presentation Virtualization
  11. 02/18/2009, TechNet Webcast: Scaling Terminal Services Out (1/2)
  12. 02/20/2009, TechNet Webcast: Scaling Terminal Services Out (2/2)
  13. 02/25/2009, TechNet Webcast: Running Legacy Applications with Virtualization (1/2)
  14. 02/27/2009, TechNet Webcast: Running Legacy Applications with Virtualization (2/2)
  15. 03/04/2009, TechNet Webcast: Creating a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  16. 03/06/2009, TechNet Webcast: Securing the Virtual Environments
  17. 03/11/2009, TechNet Webcast: Virtualization with Centralized, Policy-Based Management
  18. 03/13/2009, TechNet Webcast: Virtualization Solutions in Branch Offices
  19. 03/20/2009, TechNet Webcast: Road Map for the Future of Virtualization
  20. 03/24/2009, TechNet Webcast: Managing Virtual Solutions

All the above webcasts are available to download for offline viewing.

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