Virtual Platforms

Last Updated on 2 Feb. 2016, Total: 16 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Best practices when using VMware snapshots

    A tip summarizing some best practices when using snapshots in a VMware environment... Read More

  2. Recovering virtual machines

    A tip on recovering virtual machines from a Hyper-V host that has crashed... Read More

  3. Backing up Hyper-V virtual machines

    A tip on how to use Wbadmin.exe to back up virtual machines on a Hyper-V host... Read More

  4. Using PowerShell to determine IC version number

    A tip on how you can use PowerShell to determine the Integration Components (IC) version number of a Windows Server operating system installed as the guest OS of a virtual machine on a Hyper-V host... Read More

  5. Compacting virtual disks

    A tip on which types of virtual disks can and can't be compacted... Read More

  6. Using existing virtual machines as templates

    A tip on how to use an existing virtual machine as a template for creating new virtual machines... Read More

  7. Shrinking a virtual disk

    A tip explaining how to properly shrink a virtual disk for a virtual machine on a Hyper-V host... Read More

  8. Avoid configuring MemoryReserve

    A tip explaining why you should avoid configuring the MemoryReserve registry setting on Hyper-V hosts running Windows Server 2012 and later... Read More

  9. Using PowerShell to configure Dynamic Memory

    A tip on how to use the -Passthru parameter to more easily modify Dynamic Memory settings on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  10. Understanding the memory buffer setting for Dynamic Memory

    A tip on how to use the memory buffer setting for Dynamic Memory for tuning virtual machine workloads on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

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