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Architecture
» Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange 2013 with Microsoft Hyper-V on HP MSA 2040 Storage Updated: 2014-03-25
Reviewed: 2014-03-25
    The RA provides guidance for virtualizing Microsoft Exchange 2013 with Microsoft Hyper-V on HP MSA 2040 Storage. The solution supports 750 mailbox users, each with a 5 GB mailbox and a workload of up to 200 messages sent/received per user, per day.


» HP Reference Architecture for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with HP Storage and Veeam Updated: 2014-03-05
Reviewed: 2014-03-05
    This paper is based on years of partnership and collaboration among HP, Veeam, and Microsoft to deliver an affordable, reliable, and proven data protection solution for virtualized Microsoft SharePoint deployments.

» HP reference configuration for Microsoft Exchange 2013 on HP ConvergedSystem 700x Updated: 2013-12-09
Reviewed: 2013-12-09
    This document describes a 10,000 user with 2GB mailbox, high availability recommended configuration solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on an HP ConvergedSystem 700x for Microsoft, based on a Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization infrastructure.


» HP ConvergedSystem 700x for Virtualization solution architecture Updated: 2013-12-09
Reviewed: 2013-12-09
    This solution architecture introduces HP ConvergedSystem 700x. It details servers, storage, networking, and software while highlighting this solution's delivery through HP's factory integrated process.

» Why HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage for Client Virtualization and best practices Updated: 2013-04-25
Reviewed: 2013-04-25
    Technical paper describing best practices for configuring and operating HP Storage (HP 3PAR StoreServ) in a VDI environment. Targeted audience would be presales SAs, installation technicians, IT storage administrators.


» HP ProLiant Gen8 and StoreServ 7400 Hyper-V solution for Windows Server 2012: Solution recommended architecture Updated: 2013-04-02
Reviewed: 2013-04-02
    With HP Converged Infrastructure components and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012, you can transform your data center into a flexible cloud computing environment to provide IT services on demand for current and future business needs.

» Virtualizing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 on HP Converged Infrastructure Updated: 2012-05-08
Reviewed: 2012-05-08
    Virtualizing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with Hyper-V R2 can be a cost effective way to reduce costs in day to day operations. This paper outlines best practices for a virtual deployment of SharePoint with Windows Server 2008 R2 on HP VirtualSystem.

 
» Recommended mid-market configurations for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and HP 3PAR F-Class storage arrays Updated: 2011-03-08
Reviewed: 2011-03-08
    HP 3PAR storage arrays are highly capable, flexible, and reliable. This paper focuses on mid-range offerings of the HP 3PAR F200 and F400 storage systems and how they benefit mid-range storage customer needs in a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 environment.

 
» Building a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V failover cluster with HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric Updated: 2010-06-21
Reviewed: 2010-06-21
    This white paper provides an illustration of how to build a two-node Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Failover Cluster with HP ProLiant server blades and HP Virtual Connect (VC) FlexFabric.

  » Best practices for deploying an HP EVA array with Microsoft Hyper-V R2 Updated: 2010-02-24
Reviewed: 2010-02-24
    This white paper presents storage-focused best practices for deploying Microsoft Hyper-V R2 on an HP BladeSystem with an HP EVA for storage. Concepts discussed range from Vraid levels to virtual hard disks, to management applications and more.

  » HP BladeSystem reference architecture for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 virtualization (Hyper-V) Updated: 2009-10-27
Reviewed: 2009-10-27
    This document describes HP validated reference architectures intended for the deployment of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V (Hyper-V R2) on an HP BladeSystem infrastructure.

  » Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V clustering with HP BladeSystem and HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array Updated: 2009/03/13
Reviewed: 2009/03/13
    This document presents a general-purpose architecture designed for the high-availability deployment of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V (Hyper-V) on an HP BladeSystem infrastructure with HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array storage.

Benchmarks and performance » Performance characterization for HP ProLiant DL980 G7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Updated: 2011-04-19
Reviewed: 2011-04-19
    This report presents a performance characterization for an HP ProLiant DL980 G7 server with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. VMs on the DL980 represent consolidated servers and have SQL Server 2008 SP1 running under a generic OLTP workload

» HP Converged Infrastructure enterprise reference architecture for client virtualization: Citrix XenDesktop on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Updated: 2010-07-28
Reviewed: 2010-07-28
    The HP reference configuration outlined in this guide is intended to help you build a virtualized Microsoft Windows XP solution capable of supporting approximately 800 Microsoft Office 2007 users.

  » Performance characterization report for Microsoft Hyper-V R2 on HP StorageWorks P4500 SAN storage Updated: 2010-06-04
Reviewed: 2010-06-04
    This paper focuses on the performance characterization of the HP StorageWorks P4500 21.6TB SAS Multi-site SAN Solution, addressing questions about deploying Microsoft Hyper-V R2 VMs on HP ProLiant BL490c virtualization blades and HP P4500 iSCSI SAN.

Best practices 
» HP best practices for configuring Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on HP ProLiant and StorageWorks MSA2000fc technologies Updated: 2009-05-14
Reviewed: 2009-05-14
    This paper discusses best practices for creating and configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtual machines on HP ProLiant servers and considerations for installing and configuring an HP StorageWorks MSA2000fc SAN in a Hyper-V environment.

  » Performance analysis and power savings of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 consolidation on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Updated: 2009-01-12
Reviewed: 2009-01-12
    This white paper describes testing done using the same Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 workload in a physical and virtual environment and measuring the potential power consumption savings in the virtual environment.

High availability/Disaster recovery
» Live Migration across data centers and disaster tolerant virtualization architecture with HP StorageWorks Cluster Extension and Microsoft Hyper-V Updated: 2010-01-28
Reviewed: 2010-01-28
    This paper briefly touches upon the Hyper-V and Cluster Extension (CLX) key features, functionality, best practices and various use cases. It also shows the step-by-step details for creating a CLX solution in Hyper-V environment from scratch.

Installation
» How to install Microsoft Hyper-V on HP ProLiant c-Class server blades Updated: 2009-01-20
Reviewed: 2009-01-20
    Microsoft Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based virtualization technology that is a key feature of Windows Server 2008. This paper describes how to install Hyper-V on HP ProLiant server blades and troubleshoot common problems during the installation process.

  » How to configure Failover Clustering for Hyper-V hosts on HP ProLiant c-Class server blades with All-in-One SB600c storage blade  Updated: 2008-10-31
Reviewed: 2008-10-31
    This paper describes how to use Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering, with HP ProLiant server blades and an HP StorageWorks All-in-One SB600c storage blade, to provide high availability to Hyper-V host servers or parent partitions.

Management
» HP Storage UI Add-in v1.0 for Microsoft System Center best practices Updated: 2013-10-25
Reviewed: 2013-10-25
    This document contains best practices for using the HP Storage UI Add-in v1.0 for Microsoft System Center. This product provides System Center administrators a single pane-of-glass monitoring view of VMs and associated storage resources.


» Implementing the HP Cloud Map for a 5000 mailbox Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 solution Updated: 2013-10-02
Reviewed: 2013-10-02
    This technical white paper describes how to implement the HP Cloud Map for deploying a virtualized 5000 mailbox Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 solution on Microsoft Hyper-V.


» Implementing the HP Cloud Map for Microsoft Hyper-V cluster server auto flexing Updated: 2013-07-10
Reviewed: 2013-07-10
    This paper provides an overview of the HP Cloud Map for Microsoft Hyper-V cluster. The Cloud Map enables creation of a Hyper-V cluster using HP CloudSystem Matrix, flexing up and down compute resources of an existing Hyper-V Cluster service.


» HP CloudSystem Enterprise: A Microsoft Web application Reference Implementation using Hyper-V clusters Updated: 2013-01-28
Reviewed: 2013-01-28
    This paper describes an implementation solution which deploys a Microsoft Web Application on an HP CloudSystem Enterprise environment. Database and application installation and configuration are automated with a Cloud Service Automation service design.


» Recommended enterprise configurations for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and HP 3PAR T-Class Storage Systems Updated: 2011-03-16
Reviewed: 2011-03-16
    HP 3PAR storage arrays are highly capable, flexible, and reliable. This paper focuses on enterrprise offerings of the HP 3PAR T400 and T800 storage systems, and how they benefit enterprise storage customer needs in a SharePoint 2010 environment.


» HP Cloud Foundation for Hyper-V – Use cases implementation guide Updated: 2011-01-14
Reviewed: 2011-01-14
    The document describes the 4 use cases implemented in the HP Private Cloud Foundation for Hyper-V solution. Products used in the scenarios include HP BladeSystem Matrix, HP Insight Control Environment and Microsoft System Center products.

Performance and Scalability
» HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage and Microsoft Offloaded Data Transfer Performance Updated: 2013-02-28
Reviewed: 2013-02-28
    This is a technical white paper on the performance benefits of Windows Server 2012 Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX), VHDX, VM Live Storage Migration, VM Export and HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage including best practices and performance results.

» Performance characterization report for Microsoft Hyper-V R2 on HP ProLiant G6 servers with Intel Xeon X5500 or AMD Opteron 8400 processors Updated: 2010-02-04
Reviewed: 2010-02-04
    This document presents results of performance characterization tests for the ProLiant G6 servers with Intel Xeon X5500 series or AMD Opteron 8400 processors running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.

  » Performance characterization report for Microsoft Hyper-V R2 on HP ProLiant DL785 G6 servers Updated: 2009-12-17
Reviewed: 2009-12-17
    This paper presents performance characterization results for an HP ProLiant DL785 G6 server running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. Various configurations were tested showing that the DL786 G6 is an excellent platform for virtualization.

  » Performance characterization report for Microsoft Hyper-V R2 on HP StorageWorks 4400 Enterprise Virtual Array Updated: 2009-10-30
Reviewed: 2009-10-30
    This paper focuses on the performance characterization of the disk sub-system, addressing questions about deploying Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V on HP ProLiant BL490c G6 with the HP StorageWorks EVA4400 for backend storage.

  » Performance characterization report for Microsoft Hyper-V R2 on HP ProLiant BL490c G6 servers Updated: 2009-10-30
Reviewed: 2009-10-30
    This paper presents performance characterization results for the HP ProLiant BL490c G6 server running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. It describes key virtualization capabilities which make it a good platform for Hyper-V virtualization.

Sizing & Configuration
» Integrating Microsoft Exchange 2010 with Hyper-V Failover Clustering on HP ProLiant BL460c G6 servers using EVA and CA-EVA storage technologies Updated: 2010-03-09
Reviewed: 2010-03-09
    This paper discusses implementation guidelines for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with Hyper-V based clustering and Live Migration, supported by HP ProLiant G6 servers and StorageWorks EVA storage arrays and software.

  » Quick sizing guide for Microsoft Hyper-V R2 running on HP ProLiant servers Updated: 2010-06-18
Reviewed: 2010-06-18
    This white paper provides basic sizing guidance for sizing older physical application servers onto a Microsoft Hyper-V R2 virtualized architecture running on HP ProLiant servers.

  » HP Sizer for Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 Updated: 2010-06-01
Reviewed: 2010-06-01
    The HP Sizer for Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 is an automated, downloadable tool that provides quick and helpful sizing guidance for “best-fit” HP server and storage configurations running in a Hyper-V R2 environment. The tool is intended to assist with the planning of a Hyper-V R2 virtual server deployment project. It enables the user to quickly compare different solution configurations and produces a customizable server and storage solution complete with a detail Bill of Materials (BOM) that includes part numbers and prices.

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