Hyper-V
What is virtualisation and should I be
               considering it?



 Long-term money-saving tool
 Makes the most of...
What is it?


 Running multiple OS installations on a single physical
  hardware platform
 Combats the underutilisation ...
Our Story


 Started with the Public Beta
 All our server hardware was already compatible with
  Virtualisation
 Local ...
What to look out for


   Start small
   Don’t cut corners
   Not an instant money saver in most deployments
   Don’t ...
Other benefits


   Improved overall system reliability
   Easier Backups and disaster recover
   Hosting legacy applic...
Microsoft Hyper-V Licencing


 Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - one licence allows you to run one host
  operating ...
Useful Links


http://www.weknownothing.co.uk/
http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/
http://blogs.vmware.com/esxi/
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Leicester schools network hyper v

  1. 1. Hyper-V
  2. 2. What is virtualisation and should I be considering it?  Long-term money-saving tool  Makes the most of your server investments  Reduces the running costs associated with your server room
  3. 3. What is it?  Running multiple OS installations on a single physical hardware platform  Combats the underutilisation of server hardware
  4. 4. Our Story  Started with the Public Beta  All our server hardware was already compatible with Virtualisation  Local storage was used for the storage of system VHD’s  Server 2008 core is installed for use on physical servers  System Centre Virtual Machine Manager is the tool to use for managing Hyper-V deployments
  5. 5. What to look out for  Start small  Don’t cut corners  Not an instant money saver in most deployments  Don’t rush
  6. 6. Other benefits  Improved overall system reliability  Easier Backups and disaster recover  Hosting legacy applications  Reduced test and development costs  Licensing costs (unlimited virtual Windows 7 installs)
  7. 7. Microsoft Hyper-V Licencing  Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - one licence allows you to run one host operating system and one virtual operating system per licensed device  Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition - one licence allows you to run one host operating system and up to four virtual operating systems (the virtual operating systems can be any prior version or edition of Windows Server 2003 R2)  Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition - one licence allows you to run one host operating system and unlimited* virtual operating systems  Windows Server 2008 Itanium Edition - one licence allows you to run one host operating system and unlimited* virtual operating systems  SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition SP2 - one licence allows you to run any number of instances in the host operating system and unlimited virtual operating systems  BizTalk Server Enterprise Edition 2006 R2 - one licence allows you to run any number of instances in the host operating system and unlimited virtual operating systems
  8. 8. Useful Links http://www.weknownothing.co.uk/ http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/ http://blogs.vmware.com/esxi/ http://community.citrix.com/blogs/tag/xenserver http://virtualization.info/en/ http://www.edugeek.net/

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