Chargeback with System Center 2012 SP1 tutorial (Part 1)

Chargeback is a new feature in SCSM 2012 SP1 that enhances reporting by providing financial management  for Clouds in SC 2012 SP1. This is first part of blog series that you will be able to learn more about this feature if you haven’t used it already.

Hyper-V and SQL 2012 – better together

Microsoft gave the task to Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) to make Workload Performance Analysis of using Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V and SQL Server 2012. Findings of this report you can find in this article.

Find Missing Hotfixes on Cluster Nodes with PowerShell

Rick Bergman a Microsoft PFE created nice and powerful script that generates report and shows missing patches on nodes of a cluster. You just have to enter the cluster names and the script will find all nodes, compare hotfixes and generate a nice report. Download and find more on the script here.

VMM SQL Extravaganza Scripts

Here 21 SQL queries that you can run against VMM Database and get useful information. The scripts are kindly provided by Murat Demirkiran a Senior Virtualization Expert at Denizbank in Infrastructure & System Management Group.

Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure by Gartner

Gartner is one of the most respectful sources in IT for data and analysis. Every year they release a Magic Quadrant for Server Virtualization Infrastructure. It seems Microsoft Hyper-V and VMM are becoming a steady leader in this. For full information please read the article.