Tag: virtualization

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 […]