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Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 by J.C. Mackin

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Chapter 3. Configure Hyper-V

If you were to name the one server role that has seen the most changes between Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, you’d have to say Hyper-V. To begin with, Hyper-V now has its own Windows PowerShell module, so the role is completely manageable at the Windows PowerShell prompt. Beyond this new command-line manageability, there are new improvements in memory configuration, storage, Resource Metering, security, extensibility, and other areas (such as fault tolerance) that aren’t even covered in this domain.

In Windows Server 2012 R2, the changes from the first release of Windows Server 2012 are more incremental but still significant. One highly visible change is that “snapshots” are now called “checkpoints,” ...

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