Types of Hyper-V virtual storage

In the previous section, we discovered what virtual storage is and how it contributes to the server virtualization architecture. With all the information we got from the previous section about virtual storage, let's now move ahead and see the virtual machine storage options that Hyper-V offers us.

In this section, we will go through different types of virtual machine storage options, such as VHD, VHDX, fixed disk, dynamic disk, differencing disk, and pass-through disk. We will discuss each of them in detail so that you understand all their ins and outs for better planning and sizing.

Each of these virtual storage options has a different set of properties than the others, and the administrator must choose the correct ...

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