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Hyper-V Best Practices by Benedict Berger

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Planning your environment

Besides the organizational skill needed for a successful Hyper-V project, there are some helpful tools that can help in most cases with the technical details. How many hosts will I need for my Hyper-V setup? How many CPUs and how much RAM is needed? What bandwidth is needed on my network? To answer these questions, I commonly use the free Solution Accelerator, Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP Toolkit) by Microsoft (downloadable at the shortlink, http://bit.ly/1lzt2mJ). The MAP Toolkit is shown in the following screenshot:

Planning your environment

The easy-to-use MAP Toolkit does a full inventory of your existing environment, including ...

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