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Gen 2 VMs – What Exactly You Should Know About Them?

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Tech geeks are always into a new search for smoothening their life and this time they have come up with Generation 2 (Gen 2) VMs. What are Gen 2 VMs? We all are familiar with Microsoft Hyper-V virtual servers and Generation 2 VMs are those that use the second generation of virtual hardware. Introduced with Windows Server 2012 R2, Gen VMs are hypervisor aware that indicates that these VMs don’t rely on synthetic or emulated hardware.

Gen 2 VMs though offer several advantages, don’t plunge into the new format unless some significant limitation are considered. These limitations may not make them a right choice for your business environment. Many experts are now recommending a cautious approach towards Gen 2 VMs. Below is a list of five pointers that will help you cut through the hype and make a decision about using a Generation 2 VM. read more

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KVM – Setting up the cluster with Proxmox

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* Summary
* Installation Process
* Storage space provision
* Backup and Restore
* Hot Failover
* Configuration of Network

Summary

Proxmox VE (virtual environment) is an operating system dedicated to the operation of virtual machines based on KVM. It includes a Debian 7 environment, and integrates the service apache to access the web configuration interface. As oVirt, it approaches VMware vCenter. They are both more and less competitors.

Proxmox VE is available free under a free license. In addition, it offers the paid support as well (via forum, support, application developers) and a paid email security solution. read more

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