Hyper-v

Can’t Install AV on a Hyper-V Host or it Breaks Networking… Wow

Problem: Antivirus and Hyper-V (Why can’t I start my virtual machine?) A little while ago our support team ran into some problems starting virtual machines after they install antivirus software in the managemen...

Hyper-V: Shrinking a VHD

If you are using Hyper-V virtual machine, with thin provisioned (or dynamic) virtual disks, you may find yourself needing to compact those virtual disk files (.VHD) to reclaim free space. Typically you would co...

Beefy Thin Client-HP Compaq 8200

bva is doing more and more VDI installations within the small to medium size businesses.  The request for having sessions that have many screens is one of the main requests that we get with is always an interes...

SolarWinds Virtual Manager 4.0

Are you thinking of running your VMware virtual infrastructure on Amazon’s EC2 public cloud service? You might want to look at SolarWinds’ Virtualization Manager 4.0. An integrated virtualization manager, it t...

bva’s Recommended SAN for Virtualization

BVA has been performing many virtual implementations in recent months and over the course of 10 years we have been involved with many different types of SANs on the market.  Shared storage for the small to medi...

Upgrading The Intergration Services with SP1

With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and the addition of Dynamic Memory, I’ve received a few requests for the link to the latest version of the Integration Services. If you’ve upgraded to R2 Service P...

Virtual Enhancements- Microsoft Hyper v

There are some new enhancements with Hyper v you should be aware of.  Dynamic Memory- A new feature of Hyper-V™ introduced in SP1 for Windows Server® 2008 R2  that enables Hyper-V hosts to dynamically adjust th...

Microsoft iSCSI Software Target available – Free Download

There is finally some productive news coming out of the Microsoft camp via making storage a little easier for virtualization with Hyper v.  Microsoft has made this software publicly available to all users of Wi...