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Microsoft Virtualization tests coming up

It has got my notice some months back. I have tried the older versions back in 2005/2006 and was honestly not impressed but today with their Hyper-V and the SCVMM (a part of the whole SC) which is far better and mature than what Virtual Center from VMware (if you'd like to believe Gartner).

So what am I announcing here?

  1. I am already into Hyper-V testing. In the coming days/weeks we'll dive into many facets of Hyper-V. We'll get into middleware: We'll test SQL Servers 2000, 2005 (x86 and x64 version), Exchange, Sharepoint etc. So this will be really heavy. I will be asking other guys around me, from time to time, to do the needful as I am short on time to do everything ;-)
  2. We will try to also manage the VI through the SCVMM. We really want to see what the Microsoft people say about the product being much better than VC from VMware.
Expect more stuff here and also on the ITtoolbox site. It has nothing to do with this post from Malhotra who decided to "manage VMware" with his SC. We are independent folks, we like to see the truth as it is ;-)


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