Installing Oracle Linux 6 U3 on Hyper-V 2012 with LIS 3.4

Everyone runs Windows… okay, that is not entirely true, but by 2012 it is the rare datacentre that does not have any Windows running.  I have been crisscrossing the country and indeed traversing the globe telling people how wonderful Hyper-V and Microsoft’s virtualization story is as good as or better than it’s competition, whether that… Continue reading Installing Oracle Linux 6 U3 on Hyper-V 2012 with LIS 3.4

Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V 3.4

This post was originally written for the Canadian IT Pro Connection blog, and can be seen there at http://blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro/archive/2012/09/11/linux-integration-services-for-hyper-v-3-4.aspx. Microsoft has been taking tremendous steps to prove that Hyper-V is not simply the best hypervisor for Windows users and administrators, it is also a viable option if you have Linux servers as well.  Last week… Continue reading Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V 3.4