Altaro Hyper-V Blog

  1. A real-world performance benchmarking of the Spectre and Meltdown patches on Hyper-V Hosts. Includes overall discussion of the issue and best practices

    Read the post here: The Actual Performance Impact of Spectre/Meltdown Hyper-V Updates

  2. Discover Hyper-V's tools for resizing virtual hard disks. Learn the conditions for resizing a virtual hard disk while its virtual machine is online.

    Read the post here: How to Resize Virtual Hard Disks in Hyper-V 2016

  3. A conceptual coverage of Hyper-V network concepts. Use this guide if you are new to Hyper-V networking and want to avoid common pitfalls.

    Read the post here: The Really Simple Guide to Hyper-V Networking

  4. Was 2017 the year of the container? Will the cloud finally take over all our lives in 2018? We review the last 12 months in Hyper-V plus look ahead to 2018.

    Read the post here: Major Hyper-V Developments in 2017 (& what lies ahead in 2018)

  5. Learn how to setup, configure, and use PNP4Nagios to track and graph performance data for your Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines

    Read the post here: How to Monitor Hyper-V Performance using PNP4Nagios

  6. Free PowerShell script that identifies inconsistencies in the distribution of files on a virtual machine. Includes guide to use and associated parameters

    Read the post here: Free Hyper-V Script: Virtual Machine Storage Consistency Diagnosis

  7. How to use Hyper-V's device naming feature which allows your Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 guests to identify the name of their virtual adapter

    Read the post here: How Device Naming for Network Adapters Works in Hyper-V 2016

  8. Learn all about the new Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel release option and evaluate how it will affect your deployment plans

    Read the post here: Understanding the Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel