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  • Microsoft Hyper V Server 2008

    1. 2. <ul><li>Simplified and optimized </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides basic virtualization capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great stand-alone hypervisor-based virtualization product. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reliable and responsive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Micro-kernelized hypervisor with no third party device drivers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapidly provision new virtual machines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easily integrates into existing infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage existing management tools (e.g,: System Center, VMM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage existing support tools & processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage existing IT Pro skill-set and knowledge </li></ul></ul>
    2. 3. Microsoft Hyper-V Server (HVS) Contains Windows hypervisor and other components, including base kernel and driver technologies. Hyper-V, feature of Windows Server 2008 Available as a role in Server Core or full installation of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Windows or Linux Hardware Windows (parent partition) Windows or Linux Windows hypervisor Windows hypervisor Windows or Linux Hardware Parent Partition Windows or Linux Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    3. 4. Windows Server Enterprise Edition Includes virtualization rights for WS2008 (1 physical + 4guests) Windows Server Datacenter Edition Includes virtualization rights for WS2008 DC per proc (1 physical + unlimited guests) Scalable and Robust Virtualization Basic Virtualization Up to 32 GB Memory Greater than 32 GB Memory +Quick Migration +Multi-Site Clustering Scale-Up >4P & >32GB Microsoft Hyper-V Server World-Class Virtualization of WS2000, WS2003, Linux, and Windows Clients
    4. 5. <ul><li>Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 will be available as a free download within the next 30 days from </li></ul><ul><li>No CALs are required for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>CALs are still required for the guest OS. </li></ul><ul><li>Every guest OS instance must be licensed. </li></ul><ul><li>Customers who want flexible virtualization rights should use Windows Server 2008. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2008 Std Edition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 VM instance included </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 VM instances included </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Unlimited VM instances per processor license </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 6. Capabilities Microsoft Hyper-V Server WS 2008 Standard WS 2008 EE, DC Processor Architecture - 64 bit Yes Yes Yes Hypervisor-based Yes Yes Yes Product Type Standalone product Operating System Operating System Number of Sockets Up to 4 Up to 4 Up to 8 = EE | Up to 64 = DC Memory Up to 32 GB Up to 32 GB Up to 1TB memory VM Migration None None Quick Migration (EE & DC) Administrative UI Command Line & remote management Command Line, remote management, and GUI (Hyper-V Manager MMC) Management Existing management tools Manageable by SC Virtual Machine Manager Yes Yes Yes Virtualization Rights for Windows Server 2008 guests 0 1 VM EE = 4 VM DC Edition = unl. VM per proc Number of running VM Guests Up to 128, or as many as physical resources allow Windows Server 2008 CALs Required for Guest Server OS No Yes Yes Storage Direct Attach Storage (DAS): SATA, eSATA, PATA, SAS, SCSI, USB, Firewire Storage Area Networks (SANs): iSCSI, Fiber Channel, SAS Network Attached Storage (NAS) Guest OS support Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows 2000 Server, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Windows Vista SP1 & Windows XP SP3/SP2
    6. 7. <ul><li>Microkernelized hypervisor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows driver model </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Optimized Virtualization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subset of components that make up Server Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced footprint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar look and feel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Management Interfaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WMI for virtualization platform management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hypercall API for (Guest) OS – hypervisor communication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Memory support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 32GB of physical memory per system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support for up to 4 CPU (sockets) </li></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>Guest SMP support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows client guest up to 2 v-proc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows server guest up to 4 v-proc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux guest 1 v-proc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heterogeneous guest support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Native 32/64 bit guest support side by side </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux and Windows supported with ICs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Large memory support per VM </li></ul><ul><li>VLAN support </li></ul><ul><li>Remote management via Hyper-V Manager MMC </li></ul><ul><li>HVconfig for quick/easy setup </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Automatic startup at admin login </li></ul><ul><li>Initial setup tool to enable remote management </li></ul><ul><li>Localized </li></ul><ul><li>Wrapper around cmd line </li></ul>
    9. 11. <ul><li>Flexible disk format </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dyn. Expanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Differencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pass through </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Storage support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local, FC, iSCSI, NAS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual machine snapshots </li></ul><ul><li>PXE boot support </li></ul><ul><li>No quick migration or cluster support </li></ul><ul><li>(Subset of) Windows Server OPK support </li></ul><ul><li>Localized in 12 languages </li></ul><ul><li>No separate logo program </li></ul>
    10. 12. <ul><li>Scenario: Customer has Microsoft Hyper-V Server with VMs and would like to move to Windows Server 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a simple 3 step process: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Export the virtual machines from the physical server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Install Windows Server 2008 on the physical machine and enable the Hyper-V role </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Import the virtual machines </li></ul></ul>
    11. 13. © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.