How to convert an OVA virtual machine to VHD

This is “How to convert an OVA virtual machine to VHD” guide link My approve for this guide, it’s worked: How to convert an OVA virtual machine to VHD     Read more…

The conclusion after migration VMvsHyperV

So, what can I say before migration. First day looks good, nothing leaks, all services works as expected, have some additional configuration for MAC addresses etc. During migration I’ve accidentally lost one system disk for one of my VM and photos backup disk, but this is not an issue, because all important stuff have more then one backup. First expression about Hyper-V – it’s more thrifty to system resources, I’m still tuning it to make my vms run smoothly but this is the first thing I saw. Then, Hyper-V has a good mgmt console for all my needs, I have a small env. so I do not need an HUGE MGMT-VM to host vCenterServer because new VM ver. cannot beShort Read more…

from VmWare to Windows Hyper-V

So! This time has come! I will switch my virtual enviroment from Vmware to Windows Server 2012 + Hyper-v. I’m tired because of ESXi leak of RAM and CPU and unaviability to check a lot of health statements of my tower. If you are interested in this, grab y’r popcorn and check my tag “VMvsHyperV” in blog to watch my struggle! Let the battle begins!   Useful stuff: http://redmondmag.com/articles/2014/06/01/migrate-to-hyperv.aspx http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/vmware-to-hyper-v-migration For convertion: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42497 http://interface31.ru/tech_it/2014/03/konvertiruem-virtualnye-mashiny-vmware-v-hyper-v-i-obratno.html http://blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro/archive/2013/03/24/step-by-step-migrating-from-vmware-to-microsoft-hyper-v-server-2012.aspx https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/bbcfd6d6-10d6-4c56-8129-0fd10374f1ed/convert-vmfs-volumes-to-hyperv?forum=winserverhyperv http://cmsource.net/2014/02/02/convert-vmware-vmdk-files-to-vhdx-for-use-with-hyper-v-for-free/ How to access to VMFS: https://code.google.com/p/vmfs/wiki/CLI http://woshub.com/how-to-access-vmfs-datastore-from-linux-windows/ http://digfor.blogspot.com/2011/04/accessing-vmfs-partitions.html http://www.ryanbelanger.com/access-a-vmfs-drive-under-windows/ http://www.vm4.ru/2011/02/vmfs-troubleshooting.html VMplayer: http://www.vmware.com/products/player/playerpro-evaluation.html Read more…