Drilling into reasons 'why enterprises shouldn't switch to Hyper-V'

Elias Khnaser on Information week published an article “9 Reasons why enterprises shouldn’t switch to hyper-v”. James drillied into his reasoning, and has covered all the points he made, most of which seem to have come the VMwares bumper book of FUD; “Live migration. Elias talked of “an infrastructure that would cause me to spend […]

Elias Khnaser on Information week published an article “9 Reasons why enterprises shouldn’t switch to hyper-v”. James drillied into his reasoning, and has covered all the points he made, most of which seem to have come the VMwares bumper book of FUD; “Live migration. Elias talked of “an infrastructure that would cause me to spend more time in front of my management console waiting for live migration to migrate 40 VMs from one host to another, ONE AT A TIME.” and claimed it “would take an administrator double or triple the time it would an ESX admin just to move VMs from host to host”. Replying to Justin’s comments , saying “Live Migration you can migrate 40 VMs if nothing’s happening? Listen, I really have no time to sit here trying to educate you as a reply like this on the live migration is just a mockery. Son, Hyper-v supports 1 live VM migration at a time.”. Now this does at least start with a fact : Hyper-V only allows one VM to be in flight on a given node at any moment: but you can issue one command and it moves all the hyper-v VMs between nodes. Here’s the PowerShell command that does it.”

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