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Tommy Patterson began his virtualization adventure during the launch of VMware's ESX Server's initial release. At a time when most admins were only adopting virtualization as a lab-only solution, he pushed through the performance hurdles to quickly bring production applications into virtualization. Since the early 2000s, Tommy has spent most of his career in a consulting role providing assessments, engineering, planning, and implementation assistance to many members of the Fortune 500. Troubleshooting complicated scenarios, and incorporating best practices into customer's production virtualization systems has been his passion for many years. Now he share his knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing as a Technology Evangelist in the Microsoft US Developer and Platform Evangelism team. Tommy is a DZone MVB and is not an employee of DZone and has posted 24 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile

A 4-Part Virtualization Experts Series

03.27.2013
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I’ve been out on the road delivering events and writing my first Windows 8 app, so today I am catching up on the blog series underway with our team.  Here are the articles from last week concerning high availability:

Brian Lewis started off last week with step by step instructions for high availability in Hyper-V:

http://mythoughtsonit.com/2013/03/step-by-step-high-availability-live-migration-part-12-of-20/

Matthew Hester continued the theme with a focus on hosts and clusters:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/matthewms/archive/2013/03/20/20-days-of-server-virtualization-your-hyper-v-hosts-and-clustering-an-availability-story-part-13-of-20.aspx

Keith Mayer gives step by step details for guest clustering:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2013/03/21/virtual-machine-guest-clustering-with-windows-server-2012-become-a-virtualization-expert-in-20-days-part-14-of-20.aspx

And Yung Chou provided step by step video instructions for setting up Hyper-V replica:

http://aka.ms/ReplicaBroker

Lots of great reading and watching folks, enjoy!

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