Windows Server 2012 R2: Installing the Hyper-V role

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Mike Resseler and Maria Levkina continue the series by leading you through hands-on technical demos for managing the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2012 R2. You install the Hyper-V role to enable the native Microsoft virtualization technology built in to Windows Server.

In this video, Mike and Maria provide a detailed overview of Microsoft Hyper-V installation prerequisites and suggest certain technologies and hardware configuration. They demonstrate two different ways to manage the Hyper-V role: the command line and the GUI tool. Mike and Maria also explain how to install the Hyper-V role remotely by using either Windows PowerShell with specific Hyper-V-related cmdlets or the graphical UI of the Server Manager (one of Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) components introduced in Windows Server 2012 and improved on in Windows Server 2012 R2).

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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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