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Learning Hyper-V by Vinícius R. Apolinário

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Hyper-V Architecture and Components

Hyper-V has evolved since its release back in 2008. At that time, Hyper-V was released as an update to Windows Server 2008, KB950050 to be more precise (which can be found at https://support2.microsoft.com/kb/950050/en-us). Many of the features available today were not present at that point. If you take a look, you can actually see that virtualization has been one of the areas of major investments by Microsoft, not only with Hyper-V, but also to ensure that all its major products would be able to run perfectly on a virtualization environment. As an example of how Hyper-V has evolved, Microsoft Azure runs entirely on it. In the first release, Hyper-V did not have Live Migration, ...

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