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Showing posts from July, 2011

SQL Server Data Compression and Microsoft Dynamics

Recently found this through the NAV team blog. Release is available here: I am going to play with it and try to post.

How to Dual Boot from a VHD

Previously I wrote a step by step guide on how you can run AX2012 HyperV on your local machine. Today a friend of mine suggested an alternative way to run it. With the new laptops that have hardware virtualization enabled, you can set up a boot from VHD. I won't write a step by step for this but you can google and find a lot of information. You can use BCDEdit  How to Boot from a VHD - TechNet Articles - Home - TechNet Wiki Another link or Windows2008 Install disc Dual booting Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows 7 using VHD booting | microsoftNOW to set this up. Now the only limitation I can see is the AX2012 image comes with 3 VHDs but this boot from VHD allows you to select a single VHD (OS VHD). What I have done to come around this is setup the boot for the 1st VHD. Then attach the other 2 VHDs as disks in "Computer Management"-> "Disk Management". Start your services after you have attached. This seems to work. Only issue I found is, I have to a