In a previous blog post, I walked you thru how I built my portable Hyper-V lab using Gigabyte’s GB-BXi5-4570R mini barebone PC. I even had a chance to test it out immediately after getting it all configured. I brought the kit with me to Microsoft’s Big Data Hackathon event in Toronto. And, boy, I surely don’t miss the heavy backpack. Even with my MacBook Pro, a portable router, power adapters and extension chords, my pack it’s still way lighter than when I carried the Dell Latitude E6520.

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