Virtual Machine Manager
Support for file shares that use the Server Message Block (SMB) 2.2 protocol
Live migration enhancements
Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in the community technology preview (CTP) of System Center 2012 SP1 provides the following new features:
VMM in the CTP release of System Center 2012 SP1 provides support for the network virtualization capabilities available in Windows Server "8" Beta.
Network virtualization provides the ability to run multiple virtual network infrastructures, potentially with overlapping IP addresses, on More >
Step into the System Center Virtual Labs for Free No complex setup or installation is required to try out System Center running in the full-featured TechNet Virtual Lab. You get a downloadable manual and a 90-minute block of time for each module. You can sign up for additional 90-minute blocks any time.
Right now the following labs are available:
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager:
- Introduction to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
- Application Management
- Content Management
- Managing Clients
- OS Deployment Bare Metal
- Advanced Software Distribution
- Basic Software More >
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Starts: 30 November 2011 13:00 Time zone: (GMT) GMT, London Duration: 4 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
13:00-13:45 System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
This 45 minute session will dive into the latest release of Microsoft’s multi-hypervisor management technology, System Center Virtual Machine Manger 2012.
‘VMM’ 2012 will allow you to optimise your existing investments by managing multi-hypervisor environments including Hyper-V, Xen and VMware! You can pool and dynamically allocate virtualised datacenter resources (compute, network and storage) enabling the self-service More >
The waiting is finally over…System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM) Has now gone RTM. SCVMM provides a management solution for the virtualized data center that helps enable centralized management of IT infrastructure, increased server utilization, and dynamic resource optimization across multiple virtualization platforms.
Highlights of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008:
- Support for VMs Running on Windows Server 2008
- Multi-Vendor Virtualization Platform Support
- Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)
- Host Cluster Support for “High Availability” Virtual Machines More >
With the RTM of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM), lots of pepole will start playing with all the cool new features. To help you getting started with Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager, Microsoft has launched a couple of free online training courses for their virtualisation platform:
Clinic 5935 – Introducing Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008
This 2-hour online clinic provides IT Professionals experienced in Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 with the knowledge and skills to implement and manage Hyper-V in an IT environment.
Topics covered in the clinic More >