Now that we've upgraded our VM
infrastructure to Hyper-V, I thought I'd write up some of our
experiences. Trenton has already gone over some of the more technical
details, like getting Debian configured, but I thought I'd start with the
biggest potential hang-up I saw. Simply put, if you're moving some old
Virtual Server 2005 VMs to Hyper-V, there's to things you need to take into
- Uninstall the VS 2005 extensions from the client
- Be prepared to reactivate Windows on the client VM.
those are the only two things I found that are really important.
Everything else is really details. Even though it's only in Release
Candidate status right now, Hyper-V is already immensely better over Virtual
Server 2005. The VMs are faster, they're easier to manage, pretty much everything