13 Hyper-V Cluster Shared Volume Tips & Tricks

Things to consider when setting up cluster shared volume backup tasks using Hyper-V backup software: Don’t use file based methods (such as backing up files directly). Use the Hyper-V backup function instead Don’t run backups on several nodes at the same time or you’ll get errors (Windows Server 2008 R2, this has been improved by […]

Backup too Slow: How to Speed Up Backups

Factors impacting backup speed: * if service priority is less than normal, the backup slows down when other apps take CPU * I/O of overall system services. * fragmentation of source and target drives. * bandwidth of source and target * Each CPU core’s speed * Activity level of the entire system * Disk failure. […]

Helpful Hyper-V Links

Check out these blogs with helpful Hyper-V articles Anthony Crotty MS4u Claus Nielsen Dec’s Dom Blog Dennis Olidis Hyper-V.nu James Summerlin Kristian Nese Mark Wilson Nathan Winters Nick “The Naked MVP” Whittome Paul Williams Server Talk – Michel Luescher Tim Bolton Ultan Kinahan Windows User Group Ireland