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Optimizing and Troubleshooting: Hyper-V Storage by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 7. Migrating VHD to VHDX

The new VHDX virtual hard disk format was introduced in Windows Server 2012 to accommodate the growing storage needs of enterprises that use virtual environments. VHDX has numerous benefits over the older VHD format including greater storage capacity and enhanced data protection. In this section Carlos Mayol Berral goes into more detail concerning some of these benefits and how to optimize the conversion of VHD to VHDX using the new block and sector sizes.

I migrated my virtual machines. Now what?

Normally with a Hyper-V migration one is occupied with issues like migrating the virtual machines, the configuration, and the network and storage fabrics. But you also need to be aware of the new VHDX functionalities and ...

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