Microsoft has pulled there technologies to the next generation in its standalone hypervisor, that provides a reliable and optimized virtualization technique which enabling organizations to improve server utilization and reduce costs. With lots of addition of new features such as expanded processor, live migration and memory support for webhosting systems.
With Hyper-V Server a company or a organizations can easily consolidate workloads onto a single physical server and which is one of the best solution for organizations who are consolidating servers as well as for development or for the software testing. After the release of Microsoft’s standalone virtualization server for small to big business customers with its first version. Client can use Windows Server 2008 R2 if any application get fail due to there capabilities or flexible and cost-effective virtualization rights and flexible and cost-effective virtualization rights.
With Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 , client get higher end availability with support for planned and unplanned downtime scenarios with live migration and host clustering support. Windows Server 2008 R2 provides several improvements to Hyper-V that have been in high demand ever since its initial release. These updates to Microsoft’s low-cost virtualization platform include cost-effective high availability as well as enhancements to virtual machine disk management. The most notable of Hyper-V’s improvements is the upgrade from Quick Migration to the zero-downtime Live Migration.
It also allows teckies to leverage existing patching, provisioning, management and support tools and processes. IT Professionals can continue to leverage their individual skills and the collective knowledge of Microsoft tools, minimizing the learning curve to manage Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2.
New Features for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2:
- Support up to 8 physical processors and also support test or development platform severs
- Support for using up to 1TB of physical memory
- Supports virtual machines and can use up to 64GB each
- Support for VMQ, Jumbo Frames and other optimizations on networking
- Support clustering and live migration
- Support Server Consolidation
- Support for CPU Core Parking
- Core Parking allows Windows and Hyper-V to consolidate processing onto the fewest number of possible processor cores, and suspends inactive processor cores.
- The ability to hot add / remove SCSI virtual hard disks.