Download Hyper-V RTM for WIndows server 2008

I converted my office fileserver to Windows Server 2008 (WS2008) a while back and I’ve never been happier – WS2008 is my favorite product ever.  Nicely modular, pretty much everything turned off by default and some great tools for enabling just the components your need for a particular role.

There is one more step I’ve been wanting to take and that is to enable the Hyper-V role and convert my fileserver over to just one virtual machine on the box, so I can set up other VMs on the same box.  Today, I was excited to see Microsoft Releases Hyper-V on CNET.  Here is a summary of the key links (note that it is only available for the 64-bit versions of WS2008):

Check back with my and I’ll let you know how things go and share any tips I have for what to do or not do, as well as my review of how easy/hard it is.

Regards ~ Jeff

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Jeff Jones

Principal Cybersecurity Strategist

Jeff Jones a 27-year security industry professional that has spent the last decade at Microsoft working with enterprise CSOs and Microsoft's internal teams to drive practical and measurable security improvements into Microsoft products and services. Additionally, Jeff analyzes vulnerability trends Read more »