Wednesday, December 02, 2009


Hyper-V is hypervisor based virtualization system for 32/64 bit systems. It allows multiple operating systems to run concurrently on single host. Hyper-V is shipped with Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Windows Server 2008 can be installed as Core or Full. The Core installation have only command prompt available. It does not have GUI installed on server. Both the installations can host Virtual Machines. These machines can be maintained using System Center (SCVMM) OR Hyper-V Manager. To work with Hyper-V Manager, one needs to have Windows 7 OR Windows Server 2008 running. Hyper-V Manager is component of OS 6.0 version. To use SCVMM client there should be System Center server installed.

More details about Hyper-V can be found at following location:
- Virtualization with Hyper-V
- System Center Virtual Machine Manager

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