This part looks at Bare Metal Configuration of new hardware, cluster creation from within SCVMM 2012 and the new Dynamic Optimization feature for balancing the load in a cluster as well as Power Optimization for automatic shutdown of nodes during low load times.
One really cool feature in System Center Virtual Manager 2012that will be popular in large environments is the concept of provisioning new host hardware without visiting each new server.
Bare Metal Configuration in System Center Virtual Manager 2012
Through integration with Base Board Management (BMC) controllers, Windows Deployment Services (WDS) and the new boot from VHD feature in Windows Server 2008 R2 this magic can happen.
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Author: Paul Schnackenburg
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SCVMM 2012 review - Part 4: Bare Metal Configuration, Dynamic & Power Optimization
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