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29th August 2009, 09:48 PM #1
Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (freebie standalone version)
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30th August 2009, 09:04 AM #2
Question for those in the know:
What are the advantages/disadvantages (if any) of using Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 vs a Server Core install of Server 2008 R2 with only the Hyper-V role installed?
30th August 2009, 09:22 AM #3
I'm sure I remember reading an article on this i'll post it if I find it. An advantage would be that the server core install will have a lower attack surface and should require patching less often so less need for reboots. I think certain features rely on the host OS so there might be certain situations where a full install is required.
30th August 2009, 10:28 AM #4
Standalone is free and has a Failover option in the config UI.
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