Mike & Maria’s Show: Top 5 most important features of Microsoft Hyper-V


The latest versions of Windows Server and Microsoft Hyper-V include hundreds of features and innovations. If you decided to make a list of all the features you don’t know and practice diligently with each one, it would take months. Fortunately, you don’t have to go to this extent because focusing on just the most valuable Microsoft Hyper-V features can dramatically improve your proficiency.

In this short video, Mike Resseler, a 5-time MVP from Veeam shares his list of the most important Hyper-V features and provides an easy-to-understand explanation on each one. Mike recommends thinking about these features upfront before deploying your first Hyper-V VM.

Here is how his list looks:

  1. Generation 2 VMs
  2. Dynamic Memory
  3. Live Migration
  4. Hyper-V Replica
  5. Enhanced Session mode

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About the author
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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.
Follow Mike on @MikeResseler or @Veeam.