If you, like me, perform demo’s, test and playing around with Hyper-V, you probably also wanted to demo the Hyper-V Live migration capabillity. Now for this you need shared storage attached with iSCSI or Fiber and of course you dont bring a bunch of systems and a SAN to a demo.
The solution is a sofware based SAN solution such as openfiler or other iSCSI based sofware SAN solutions. But a lot of them doesn’t support the advanced capabillities of Hyper-V 2.0. For a proper live migration with a CSV (Cluster Shared Volume) solution you need SAN software that support “Persisten Reservation” to enable CSV.
Starwind can offer you a solution, they provide new professional iSCSI software, V5, that really supports Hyper-V as an Active-Ative cluster, they even provide a free solution for demo purposes to0…
see http://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind for more info