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How to Create and Manage Hot/Cold Tiered Storage

Managing hot/cold storage is similar to memory cache but on a big scale. These are the key components required to deploy tiered storage in your datacenter. Read the post here: How to Create and Manage Hot/Cold Tiered Storage … [Read more...]

Storage Spaces Direct Hardware Requirements and Azure Stack HCI

What do you need to run Storage Spaces Direct effectively? We run down the recommended hardware requirement and also explain where Azure Stack HCI fits in Read the post here: Storage Spaces Direct Hardware Requirements and Azure Stack HCI … [Read more...]

3 Important Things You Should Know About Storage Spaces Direct

Storage Spaces Direct is an important part of the modern Windows administrator's toolbox but there are 3 important things you should know before using it Read the post here: 3 Important Things You Should Know About Storage Spaces Direct … [Read more...]

Microsoft MVP Dave Kawula on Storage Spaces Direct [Video Interview]

Microsoft MVP Dave Kawula explains what is Storage Spaces Direct and how it can help you simplify the deployment and management of software-defined storage Read the post here: Microsoft MVP Dave Kawula on Storage Spaces Direct [Video Interview] … [Read more...]

What the IT Community is Saying about Windows Server 2019

System Insights? Windows Admin Center? LEDBAT? Which new features in Windows Server 2019 are sending the IT community into meltdown ahead of its release? Read the post here: What the IT Community is Saying about Windows Server 2019 … [Read more...]

Storage Spaces Direct Series Part 2 – S2D Technologies in Focus

A deeper look at the technologies directly connected to S2D and most likely recommended to get the best performance out of your servers Read the post here: Storage Spaces Direct Series Part 2 – S2D Technologies in Focus … [Read more...]

Storage Spaces Direct Series Part 1 – What is S2D?

The first part of this series on Storage Spaces Direct addresses the fundament question - what is it and why is it useful? S2D was originally included in Windows Server 2016 but has experienced a huge surge in adoption lately. Find out why. Read the post here: Storage Spaces Direct Series Part 1 – What is S2D? … [Read more...]

Windows Server 2019 Preview: What’s New and What’s Cool

Introducing the newly-announced Windows Server 2019 public preview. Covers the new features and includes a discussion on their impact. Should you be excited or worried about the next installment of Windows Server? Read the post here: Windows Server 2019 Preview: What’s New and What’s Cool … [Read more...]