Hyper-V Program Manager
Mike Neil has blogged about the Hyper-V Extensible Switch in Windows Server 8 over on the Server and Cloud Platform blog (here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2011/11/08/windows-server-8-introducing-hyper-v-extensible-switch.aspx).
This is something that I am actually quite excited about. Specifically – I am really interested to see what ideas other people are able to come up with around extending the capabilities of virtual networking.
As Mike mentions – we talked about this at //BUILD/ and you can watch the recording of the session here: SAC-559T
The highlight of this session for me was the number of partners that we already have looking for ways to build in new functionality here. Some of the partner solutions that were presented in this session include:
And this is just the beginning of what people are going to build here.
Hyper-V in the Windows client is a bit of a disappointment as the main feature I was looking forward to was high performance 3D graphics virtualization.