Storage Spaces

Physical Disks are Missing in Disk Management

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

In this post, I’ll explain how I fixed a situation where most of my Storage Spaces JBOD disks were missing in Disk Management and Get-PhysicalDisk showed their OperationalStatus as being stuck on “Starting”. I’ve had some interesting hardware/software issues with an old lab at work. All of [...]

Ignite 2016 – Storage Spaces Direct

September 30, 2016 // 13 Comments

Read the notes from the session recording (original here) on Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and hyper-converged infrastructure, which was one of my most anticipated sessions of Microsoft Ignite 2016. The presenters were: Claus Joergensen: Program Manager Cosmos Darwin, [...]

Optimize Hyper-V VM Placement To Match CSV Ownership

July 5, 2016 // 6 Comments

This post shares a PowerShell script to automatically live migrate clustered Hyper-V virtual machines to the host that owns the CSV that the VM is stored on. The example below should work nicely with a 2-node cluster, such as a cluster-in-a-box. For lots of reasons, you get the best performance for [...]

DataOn CiB-9112 V12 Cluster-in-a-Box

March 16, 2016 // 24 Comments

In this post I’ll tell you about the cluster-in-a-box solution from DataOn Storage that allows you to deploy a Hyper-V cluster for a small-mid business or branch office in just 2U, at lower costs than you’ll pay to the likes of Dell/HP/EMC/etc, and with more performance. Background So you [...]
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