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    Nested virtualization in Windows 10 – What Is It and How to Enable It

    First off what is nested virtualization?  Nested virtualization is the ability to run Hyper-V inside of a virtualized machine.  This will allow you to install a physical host with the Hyper-V role installed and then create a virtual machine (VM) and install Hyper-V which in turn will allow you to run additional VMs. For instructor-led … Continue reading Nested virtualization in Windows 10 – What Is It and How to Enable It

    Virtual machine configuration Versions in Windows Server 2016

    Depending on the host operating system when a virtual machine is created the configuration file will be a specific version.  Here are the configuration versions based on the host operating systems: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is version 5. Windows 10 build 10565 and earlier is version 6.2. Windows 10 build 10565 or … Continue reading Virtual machine configuration Versions in Windows Server 2016

    Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Standard verses Production Checkpoints

    One of the issues we have had in the past with checkpoint (previously known as snapshots) is some production applications did not support checkpoints. If a virtual machine was rolled back in time to a previous checkpoint there was a possibility of loss of or corruption of data. In Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 … Continue reading Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Standard verses Production Checkpoints