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Summer Camp 2009 Session Information
 
Title:
Migration to Virtualization
Leader(s):
Jean Luc
Notetaker:
Room:
 EBC
Time:
 4:00
 
 
Notes:
different migration types (p2v OR V2V) 
 
migrating to windows infrastructure: JL strongly recommended scvmm & ms system center. vmware has tools tools
 
p2v - make sure you are up to date in your physical server (patches), and vendor's p2v migration tools will do the work for you
 
scvmm can manage vmware servers
 
Win server2k, Bob sometimes has had difficulties migrating p2v (VMware & MS hypervisors both have problems w guest)
 
p2v migration, driver issues per Bob; ms tools don't always handle drivers (require manually tweaking) - noted that vmware migration tool handles drivers better
not sure if there are any tools for p2v migration of macs(both MS & VMw), there are tools for linux
 
vmware & ms can read each other's VM image files - no vendor-neutral format, but can switch back and forth
 
no virtual app/desktop migration experience
 
recommendation: can use a vm to retain image of CFO's old laptop/PC in case the
migration "missed" something.  all config/apps/data are retained in vm for consultation/review

Last modified at 8/22/2009 11:07 AM  by SAM\Tim.Mangan