Microsoft Azure

Azure VM Generation 2 Preview

Today is a great day! The product team has announced the first public preview of Azure Virtual Machine Generation 2. Can be strange but until today, all the virtual machine on Azure are created in Generation 1 and this is not good for performance and security as well. So why Microsoft use yet this kind […]

Hyper-V Series: Configure Dynamic Memory

New chapter about Hyper-V Series, the articles dedicated to Hyper-V configuration. In this new article, we will talk again about memory and in particular about Dynamic Memory.   Dynamic Memory Starting from Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Microsoft has introduced a new interesting feature to manage better the virtual memory, called Dynamic Memory, that allows […]

Hyper-V Series: Configure CPU Ratio

New chapter about Hyper-V Series, the articles dedicated to Hyper-V configuration. In this new article, we will talk again about CPU but in particular about Ratio.   CPU Ratio The Ratio is the relationship between physical CPU (pCPU) and virtual CPU (vCPU) and is an important configuration detail when we create a new virtual machine, […]

Windows Server

Hyper-V Series: Configure NUMA

When we want create a new virtualization environment, should be a must know all of the single element deeply to avoid problems; one of this aspect is absolutely the hardware usage. This article is the first of a lot where I want explain the mechanism behind the scenes of Hyper-V in order to understand how […]

Windows Server

Windows Server: Resolve VHDX Shrink Issue

As you probably know, starting Windows Server 2012 it’s possible made hot shrink of VHDX disks, also for Operating System in case you have configured the virtual machine in Generation 2. For those that don’t know what is it Shrink, is the possibility to reduce the volume space to optimize resource, in particular when there […]