Tag: Hyper-V

Building a Portable Hyper-V Lab On A Budget Part 2

In a previous blog post, I walked you thru how I built my portable Hyper-V lab using  Gigabyte’s GB-BXi5-4570R mini barebone PC. I even had a chance to test it out immediately after getting it all configured. I brought the kit with me to Microsoft’s Big Data Hackathon event in Toronto.  And, boy, I surely don’t miss the heavy […]

Building a Portable Hyper-V Lab On A Budget Part 1

As an IT professional, it is important to have a lab environment to play around with – whether you’re a developer writing code or a systems administrator building servers – to test ideas and concepts prior to doing it for reals. Time and time again, I’ve heard folks say how expensive it is to build […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 May Disable Your Hyper-V Network Bridge

In a previous blog post, I talked about configuring my laptop to run Hyper-V and enabling my wireless network adapter to work within a virtual machine. While it may have worked for me in the past, I noticed one day that my wireless no longer worked inside my virtual machine. I tried to figure out […]