Storage Spaces

Microsoft News Summary – 8 October 2014

October 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Welcome to today’s cloud-heavy Microsoft news compilation. Windows Server What’s New in Remote Desktop Services for the next version of Windows Server? RDS in the next version of Windows Server builds on a strong foundation (WS2012 and WS2012 R2) and adds support for the scenarios included [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 1 October 2014

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

There’s not all that much news to cover this morning. Oh … hold on … Hyper-V Hyper-V Virtual Switch Performance – Dynamic VMQ: A feature designed to provide optimal processor utilization across changing workload that was not possible with static processor allocation for VMQ as done [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 19 September 2014

September 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

The positive highlight for me is the excellent TechNet article on managing tiered Storage Spaces. The lowlight was the unannounced price changes in Azure – (A) it was unannounced (B) there was no notice, and (C) it means that customers cannot plan; customers hate each and every one of those, [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 27 August 2014

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

The rumours on “Threshold” are swirling through the Ethernets. Take nothing seriously until you see it for yourself on your own monitor. Windows Server Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 R2 (Part 7): A significant percentage of our [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 18 August 2014

August 18, 2014 // 2 Comments

The big news this morning is that Microsoft has had to withdraw 4 of last weeks automatic updates. But in other news: Prepping for new management features: Azure will soon require administrators to be registered in Azure Active Directory to be able to sign in to the Azure portal or use the Azure [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 15 August 2014

August 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here’s the latest from the last 24 hours: New – Configurable Idle Timeout for Azure Load Balancer: Microsoft announced that the Azure Load Balancer now supports configurable TCP Idle timeout for your Cloud Services and Virtual Machines. This feature can be configured using the Service [...]

Storage Spaces – Not Just For SMEs

August 8, 2014 // 8 Comments

I read a comment today that Storage Spaces was great for small/medium deployments. And yup, it is. I use Storage Spaces to store my invaluable photo library at home (a pair of Toshiba USB 3.0 3 TB drives). At work, we use a single DataOn Storage DNS-1640 24 x slot JBOD that is dual SAS attached to [...]
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