It brings new capacity for building a SharePoint Environment : SharePoint running in virtual machines, with Windows 8 OS.
Microsoft answered the needs of many IT Professionals who use Windows Server 2008 as their OS for everyday, with hyper-v for their virtual Machine.
Requirements and installation of Hyper V on Windows 8
To install Hyper-V on Windows 8, you need SLAT Technology on your computer. In order to check if you computer support this technology, check howtogeek website.
Then follow the instructions on how to geek tutorial.