Category Archives: Virtualization

Oracle Unbreakable Linux installation fails on Hyper-V Generation 2 Virtual Machine

Have you been attempting (and failing) to install Oracle Unbreakable Linux as a Virtual Machine under Hyper-V and cannot figure out what is wrong? If you are receiving the following message: Then I bet you are using a Hyper-V generation … Continue reading

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Changing the boot order of generation 2 Virtual Machines in Systems Center VMM and Hyper-V

On Windows 2012 R2 hosts, Hyper-V introduced the concept of generation 2 Virtual Machines, which provide variousĀ benefits and a set of restrictions to those VMs configured in this way. In most cases the performance improvements and functionality they provide makeĀ it … Continue reading

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Upload files to your Azure VM instance

Sometimes some of the simplest tips are the best, and recently I was trying to figure out just how to upload SQL Server 2012 Enterprise/ Developer Edition installation files to my Windows Azure Virtual Machine since my pre-provisioned copy of … Continue reading

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