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Microsoft Windows Server 8 and Hyper-V 3.0

As we all know Hyper- V is a virtualization technology for Windows platform and this new 3.0 version is specially developed for the Windows 8 client and Windows Server 8. Microsoft is going to offer this version as a stand alone product.

The key features of this operating system are:

  • It focuses more on virtualization with the update to hyper-v 3.0
  • High availability, simple management of multiple server platforms
  • Main vision is to focus on the cloud computing
  • More flexibility and simplicity to manage data and applications

However, hyper-v 3.0 is based an older version of hyper-v that creates a virtualization environment for multiple partitioning to run. The layer of hypervisor, or the parent partition actually enables the management of child partitions. In addition, hyper-V uses the term partition to refer to a virtualization layer that provides an separate environment in which guest OS and application can run. read more