How to use Hyper-V Replicas in Server 2012 R2 – Part 3

This is part 3 in the series of posts on Hyper-V Replicas where we will learn a few PowerShell cmdlets to use in managing your Replica environment. Here are links to part 1 and part 2.
Using PowerShell cmdlets is particularly useful if you are implementing the free Hyper-V Server 2012 …

How to use Hyper-V Replicas in Server 2012 R2 – Part 2

This is part 2 in the series of posts on Hyper-V Replicas where we will explore how and when you should consider implementing them. Part 1 can be found here.
The first and most obvious reason to implement Hyper-V Replicas is for disaster recovery. You likely have key VMs which you …

How to use Hyper-V Replicas in Server 2012 R2 – Part 1

If you are running Hyper-V and you are concerned about the availability of your virtual environment, you may consider using Hyper-V Replicas. In this four-part post I will discuss using and configuring the Hyper-V Replica feature. Specifically:
1. Planning your environment for Replicas and best practices
2. How and when to use …

How to monitor the health of Hyper-V

There are any number of tools, interfaces and scripts available to monitor the health of your Hyper-V environment. I like to use the resource and performance monitors which are available via the Server Manager > Tools menus, and I also use the Hyper-V Manager summary screens for quick “at-a-glance” information. …

How to use PowerShell to assign RAM in Hyper-V

With the introduction of Server 2012, Microsoft added 164 PowerShell cmdlets directly pertaining to managing your Hyper-V environment. While you can certainly manage your VMs using the Hyper-V Manager GUI, you can typically find scripts and methods in PowerShell which will save you time and allow you to easily perform …

How to assign vCPUs for Hyper-V (Part 2 of 2)

In part 1 of this post we discussed planning for vCPU resource assignment for Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V VMs. Now let’s take a look at ways in which you can perform the assignment of vCPUs to your virtual machines.
The Hyper-V Manger application can be launched in Server 2012 via the …

How to assign vCPUs for Hyper-V (Part 1 of 2)

If your IT environment is like the vast majority of growing shops these days, you are probably considering, in the process of, or already managing some virtualized resources. Virtual machines are being used for a wide range of functions including application servers, file servers, database servers, email servers, and more.
In …

Happy World Backup Day!

Today is World Backup Day and here at Unitrends we are celebrating! That’s nothing new for us as we are always making sure that our clients have the best backup software available at their fingertips.

The World Backup Day Pledge says “I solemnly swear to backup my important documents and precious memories on March …

Why PHD Virtual Cloudhook is the best choice for offsite backup

Offsite data protection and recovery which is rapidly becoming a key component in data protection and recovery strategies for businesses of all sizes. The reason is simple. Data is growing at an accelerated rate making it essential for companies to manage their backup, recovery and storage much more effectively and …

All in the Family

2014 is finally here, and I’m sure you all, like myself, are working on keeping New Year’s resolutions. Things like improving your physical health, mental health, financial health, fitness, career… I’ve made them all at some point along the way as well. Unitrends is starting off this new year running …

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