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For a full walk-through of this setup, please watch the video at the end of this post. Greetings readers, Hyper-V nested virtualization in Azure has unlocked different scenarios and use cases such as sandbox environments, running unsupported operating systems or legacy applications that require specific features that are not natively supported in Azure, think about … Continue reading How to enable Internet and vNET connectivity for nested VMs in Azure
I paid a customer a visit a while ago and was requested to assist with a SQL Server Failover Cluster issue they were experiencing. They had internally transferred the case from the SQL team to folks who look after the Windows Server platform as they could not pick up anything relating to SQL during initial … Continue reading Field Notes: The case of the failed SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance – Binaries Disks Added to Cluster
Background I recently had an opportunity to offer assistance on a case relating to stop errors (blues screens) experienced in a Virtual Machine (VM) running on a Hyper-V Failover Cluster. I was advised that two attempts to increase memory on the VM did not provide positive results (I’ll explain later on why the amount of … Continue reading Field Notes: The case of a crashing Hyper-V VM – Integration Services Out of Date
Introduction In this post, I take you through a process of troubleshooting high pool usage using free tools available in the Windows Sysinternals suite and the Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT). I also show you how to resolve the issue by properly configuring the Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) cache using PowerShell command-lets available in the Failover … Continue reading Field Notes: The case of accidentally misconfigured Hyper-V Failover Cluster CSV cache