Category Archives: Deployment

Boot from VHD


During last user group meeting, we had a discussion on how to install Windows8RP on a VHD, without creating a separate partition. As I find that most of my friends want to try this option, so I thought of writing … Continue reading

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Installing SQL Server 2012


One of the new feature with SQL Server 2012 is that it can be installed on a Server core machine. For the first time I am installing SQL Server  2012 on a Server core machine. I am using the configuration … Continue reading

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Add Disk to Server Core Machine


I spend over two hours to configure the additional disk in my Server Core machine, so I thought of documenting the same. I had added a 10GB vhd to my server core machine, and was trying to configure it. Although … Continue reading

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Configuring a Server Core Machine


Since last few days, I was planning to set up a new VM to run SQL Server 2012 RC0 on a server core machine. As SQL Server 2012 RC0 can be installed on a Server Core machine, I build a … Continue reading

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Deployment of Windows Server 2008 R2 on a VHD using AIK


Every time, when I tried to install Windows Server 2008 R2 on a VM running either on Virtual PC or VMware Player on my laptop, I normally receive the following error message: Although the error message states that the processor … Continue reading

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