MD Family Hyper-V Implementation on PowerVault MD Series Storage Arrays
Hyper-V provides the software infrastructure and management tools in the Windows Server® 2008 operating system to create and manage a virtualized server computing environment. The configuration in this document uses the Windows 2008 Server Release 2 operating system with the following enhancements to Hyper-V:
Live Migration – A transparent move of virtual machines (VMs) from one cluster-node to another with no loss of VM connectivity between nodes. Live Migration uses Clustered Shared Volumes (CSVs).
Dynamic VM storage – Support for hot plug-in and hot removal of storage.
Enhanced processor support – Up to 32 physical cores.
Enhanced networking support – Support for jumbo frames on VMs.