Chapter 4. Storage Best Practices

 

The Windows High Available Fileserver (commonly called Scale-Out Fileserver), Storage Spaces, and of course SMB3 are three great new technologies that are really promising and work great with Hyper-V. I personally think that the legacy of classic SAN storage systems is over because Software Defined Storage solutions are much more flexible and not nearly as expensive as SAN solutions. So prepare yourself to play/test these new solutions!

 
 --Carsten Rachfahl - MVP Hyper-V

This chapter will familiarize you with the common storage architectures that are compatible with Hyper-V and how to use them most efficiently. With Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V, the storage landscape for virtualization changed dramatically. ...

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