Virtualize your summer with Microsoft

Hmmm here in Belgium our pools look like this these days: So maybe it’s a good chance to dive in the “Virtual summer” with Microsoft! If you dive in here http://technet.microsoft.com/nl-be/ff793346?ocid=ban-n-be-loc—sumitprovirt1tnug you can find all the necessary goodies on Virtualization wit Microsoft to keep you occupied inside while you enjoy your nice view of your pool in the rain There are tracks for: half an hour ( a mediate shower) half a day (Things will get better in the afternoon) a full day (Might as well dedicate a full day) a full week (Monsoon season is early this year) So for every weather type there’s something in there. Get ready for the next virtualization wave an read up on all the different techniques and components used to get you going. Microsoft Virtual Academy http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com When you are done with browsing through the vast amount of info please also do not hesitate to put your knowledge to the test and visit the Microsoft Virtual Academy. Another great resource on the...
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SCVMM 2012 Beta: Installation process

I’ve installed SCVMM 2012 beta in my test lab. I thought I ‘d share the different steps involved. Preparations: “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail” Benjamin Franklin. First of all: Get the eval files. You can get them here in different forms: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg671824.aspx I'm using the files and not the pre prepped VHD in this post. On the same page there’s also a link to documentation to get things started. Prerequisites: To save you a lot of time I’ve listed the prerequisites you need to fulfill to install the VMM2012 beta software as quickly and painless as possible: Memory: If you use a Virtual machine in Hyper-V make sure you give it at least 2048mb of memory. Even when you use dynamic memory the minimum amount needs to be at 2048mb otherwise the installer will not pass the prerequisites and just stops. When you give the machine 2048mb it will pass the prerequisite check with a warning because the recommended amount of ram is 4096mb. WAIK: Install...
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