Microsoft Hyper-V Server

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Mike J. Kreuzer, PhD, MCSE, MCT, specializes in Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Technologies such as the Microsoft Cloud EcosystemAzure, Exchange, Office 365, Windows Server, Hyper-V, and Systems Center. Before shifting his focus to the nascent public cloud arena, Mike spent more than 25 years focused on corporate private cloud network infrastructure architecting and support.

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Microsoft Hyper-V Server delivers enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud.

Hyper-V Server 2016 Technical Preview 5

Hyper-V Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 provides new and enhanced features that can help you deliver the scale and performance needs of your mission-critical workloads.

As a reminder, these are early pre-release builds. Many of the features and scenarios are still in development. As such, these builds are not intended for production environments, labs, nor full evaluations. This is pre-released software; features and functionality may differ in the final release.”

Need more information about the next version of Hyper-V Server? See what's new in Hyper-V Server 2016 Technical Preview 5:

Review Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 release notes ( and system requirements (Hyper-V Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 documentation included)


Operating System Requirements

The Hyper-V role can be enabled on these versions of Windows 10:

The Hyper-V role cannot be installed on:

To verify compatibility, open up PowerShell or a command prompt (cmd.exe) and type systeminfo.exe. If all listed Hyper-V requirements have a value of Yes, your system can run the Hyper-V role. If any item returns No, check the requirements listed in this document and make adjustments where possible.


microsoft_hyper-v_server.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/15 06:20 by Cloud Monk Losang Jinpa PhD MCSE MCT Microsoft Cloud Ecosystem DevOps Engineer