VirtualboyTV produce a series of videos highlighting the NetApp value-add to Hyper-V. In this video, Steve Winfield and Pete Mason from NetApp, discuss the value add that some of the NetApp storage technologies can bring to a Microsoft Hyper-V infrastructure (download) Explored the basics, but also look at some of the more advanced features like DeDupe and Thin Provisioning.
2nd part, set up and configure a NetApp storage backend, to be used with a Hyper-V R2 Cluster. Installed and configure the system using NetApp System Manager, and walk through Volume and LUN creation, and more...
3rd part, validate, and build our Hyper-V R2 cluster, using the NetApp storage backend. Also created a few highly available Virtual Machines to run on our cluster.
4th part, takes a look at some of the key capabilities of the NetApp storage backend, with which our Hyper-V cluster is integrated. Looked at the space savings achieved when using Thin Provisioning, DeDuplication and also take a look at Snapshots.