Set up your first Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Host

John Joyner walks you through the steps of setting up a single virtualization host using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and points out some of the new features.

Now that Windows Server 2012 is the current release of Windows server, you may decide that your next Microsoft virtualization host is going to run the latest version of Hyper-V. The article covers what may be familiar territory for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V administrators-the basic setup of a single virtualization host. There are a few new features available in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, the most interesting are: