Windows Server 2012 R2: Licensing and installation

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With this session, Mike Resseler and Maria Levkina will kick off the video series on virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V. Our hosts will represent a small company with a tiny budget that decided to virtualize its physical workloads with Microsoft Hyper-V.

This video covers setting up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V from scratch. Learn about Windows Server 2012 R2 licensing and its various editions and products (Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter & Standard Editions). Watch Mike and Maria discuss hardware requirements for Microsoft Hyper-V and explain Windows Server 2012 R2 installation on a decommissioned server with added memory and storage.

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Mike Resseler is a Product Strategy Specialist for Veeam. Mike is focused on technologies around Hyper-V and System Center. With years of experience in the field he presents on many occasions on large events such as MMS, TechEd and TechDays. Mike has been an awarded the MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management since 2010. His major hobby is discussing and developing solid Disaster Recovery scenarios. Additionally, he has enterprise-class experience in Private Cloud architecture, deployment with marked focus on protection from the bottom to the top. He holds certifications in many Microsoft Technologies such as MCITP.
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