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How to Select a Placement Policy for Site-Aware Clusters

Learn the automatic placements policies and advanced settings used to maximize the availability of your virtual machines (VMs) with site-aware clusters Read the post here: How to Select a Placement Policy for Site-Aware Clusters … [Read more...]

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...]

How to Configure Site-Aware Clusters and Fault Domains

Discover the latest site availability and fault domain features in Windows Server 2019 plus resiliency and fault domain awareness with Storage Spaces Direct Read the post here: How to Configure Site-Aware Clusters and Fault Domains … [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...]

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...]

What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Webinar – Q & A Follow Up

We have compiled the recording, and a list of questions and answers from the What's new in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V webinar that we received from our viewers following the event. The webinar was presented by Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP's Aidan Finn and Andy Syrewicze. Read the post here: What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Webinar – Q & A Follow Up … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting Hyper-V Webinar – Q & A Follow Up

In this post we answer a number of questions that we received from our viewers following our Troubleshooting Hyper-V webinar. Have a look at the answers if you're looking to troubleshoot Hyper-V, and feel free to add more questions in the comments. Read the post here: Troubleshooting Hyper-V Webinar – Q & A Follow Up … [Read more...]

Storage and Hyper-V Part 7: Actual Performance

This series has meandered down a long and winding path from basic concepts to theory to practice. In this final installment, I’m going to show a lot of really boring graphs and charts to answer the big question: What about […] Read the post here: Storage and Hyper-V Part 7: Actual Performance … [Read more...]