Hyper-V Overview

Virtualisation was once found almost exclusively in large data centres. These days it can be found in many small to medium size businesses, thanks in part to powerful lower end servers and the advent of “free” virtualisation software. Server Virtualisation comes in two main forms: Host based virtual machines that run on top of an existing operating system e.g. VMware workstation, Microsoft Virtual PC, Sun … Continue reading Hyper-V Overview

EBS 2008 Premium Server Overview

The premium edition of Essential Business Server 2008 (EBS) includes an additional Windows 2008 Standard Server licence and SQL 2008 standard license. While the three servers that make up the core of EBS are 64bit, the forth server can be either 32bit or 64bit. Here are a few ways this server can be used to enhance the network environment. Virtualisation With the included Windows 2008 … Continue reading EBS 2008 Premium Server Overview