Virtualize SharePoint Server

Where do I download white papers about SharePoint Virtualization?  You can download all the white papers from Microsoft site for SharePoint Virtualization SharePoint 2010 Virtualization Guidance and Recommendations Virtualization of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Deploying Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 on the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Reference Architecture Guide Virtualizing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and MicrosoftContinue reading “Virtualize SharePoint Server”

Virtualize SharePoint Server on Hyper-V

How to virtualize SharePoint Server 2010/2007 in Hyper-V? Microsoft Virtualization: Best Choice for SharePoint Server ​ Microsoft Virtualization technologies – Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and System Center – provide SharePoint architects with a flexible toolset that can be used to reduce hardware and energy costs, increase the performance of SharePoint farms, and provide aContinue reading “Virtualize SharePoint Server on Hyper-V”

Best practices for SharePoint Server 2010 virtualization

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is fully supported when you deploy it in a virtual environment that is supported by Windows Server 2008 or by Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V technology. SharePoint Server 2010 is also supported for virtualization technologies that are accredited by the Server Virtualization Validation Program ( environment. This article is one of aContinue reading “Best practices for SharePoint Server 2010 virtualization”

Optimizing the performance of a virtualized SharePoint environment

There are differences between physical hardware and the virtual implementation of hardware that host your SharePoint farm.  Many of these differences are subtle and not obvious.  This topic will highlight some of the important differences and explain how that impacts your virtual machine design and how to optimize the performance of your virtualized SharePoint environment. ItContinue reading “Optimizing the performance of a virtualized SharePoint environment”

Import error on demo SharePoint 2010 VHD

I was trying to import SharePoint 2010 VHD file to my HyperV following the instruction from but it failed.   This is what I did 1. Clicked on Import Virtual Machine   2.  Selected “ Copy the virtual machine (Create a new unique ID) and browse to the location where I had the fileContinue reading “Import error on demo SharePoint 2010 VHD”