Posts Tagged ‘R2 Hyper-V’

Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere | A Comparison

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

“Hyper-V vs. VMware” has always been a heated debate. Ever since the cloud has gained popularity in the cloud business space, much debate has been going around on which hypervisor is better, VMware vSphere® hypervisor or Microsoft® Hyper-V®. As a matter of fact, each of the two has its own strengths and weaknesses. For a better understanding of both platforms, we’ll delve into a basic feature comparison of both so you can get a clear picture of the two.

It comes as a little surprise that VMware’s products especially VMware vSphere hypervisor are a lot mature since VMware vSphere hypervisor has been longer in the game than Microsoft Hyper-V. However, Microsoft Hyper-V has a few features that best fit in the modern-day enterprise environment.

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Troubleshooting with Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Issues | A Cloud Service Provider’s Guide

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

There are many issues that arise when Hyper-V VMs are being replicated to Azure. Even though Hyper-V is an established platform, but with upgrades from various other services, there are times when you face issues related to storage, migration failures, backup problems and availability issues. Let’s look at a few of these issues.

  • Storage Problems

One of the biggest problem businesses face after their business tends to scale is the slow storage performance. One big reason for this issue is the storage architecture within the Microsoft Hyper-V environment. It is important to check whether the virtual machine component is properly placed. Virtual machine components have to reside on a dedicated storage. And the architecture should deliver mirror redundancy. We will see this in Backup related problems in a few minutes. To cater for the issue of slow Storage problem, Microsoft prefers every Cloud service Provider implements VHDX based virtual hard disks for a better Storage performance to avoid Hyper-V cloud issues.

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