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TechEd 2010 Virtualization Sessions

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Here’s some interesting sessions for virtualization from TechEd.

Networking and Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Deployment Considerations


Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2: Advanced Virtualization Management

The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Top 20 Must-Have Customizations

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and Virtual Machine Manager: Monitoring the Service Stack

See the Largest Mission Critical Deployment of Microsoft SQL Server around the World

Check the Latest Videos from TechEd North America

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Hyper-V Dynamic Memory – How does it work!!!

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After MS announcing the “Hyper-V Dynamic Memory“, now it’s time to explain how does it work!!!

Virtualization team did a great job about discussing the complexities regarding to memory management and also explained why Hyper-V will support Dynamic Memory.

Memory overcommit simply means to allocate more memory resources than are physically present. In a physical (non-virtualized) environment, the use of paging to disk is an example of memory overcommit. Now that we’ve defined it, I’m done using this term to avoid the aforementioned confusion. From here on, I’m going to refer to specific memory techniques.
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April 7, 2010 at 9:04 PM

FINALLY – Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

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The day has come; Hyper-V Dynamic Memory will be added in W2008 R2 SP1. This is a new feature that many Hyper-V Admins were screaming about, thank you Microsoft 🙂

But that’s not the end of the good news…:)
According with Microsoft press release issued today, a bunch of new statements, including features, licensing and requirements changes are available. Here are some of them:

  • New VDI promotions
  • Improved licensing model for virtual Windows desktop
  • Windows XP Mode no longer requires hardware virtualization technology
  • Hyper-V Dynamic Memory
  • Microsoft RemoteFX
  • New technology agreement with Citrix Systems

In today’s webcast, Microsoft and Citrix executives, analysts, and customers will discuss today’s news and Microsoft’s desktop-to-datacenter virtualization strategy. Today’s webcast also marks the beginning of a 100-city, worldwide series of events to educate customers on the comprehensive portfolio of desktop and datacenter virtualization solutions provided by Microsoft and its partners, including Citrix. To join the dialogue, Twitter users can tweet their comments and questions to #MSVirt.”

MS Press – Microsoft Accelerates Desktop Virtualization
Virtualization Team – Dynamic Memory Coming To Hyper-V