Tag: storage spaces direct

Does data locality matter? My Perspective on Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct and RDMA

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With the uprise in Hyperconverged technology it is interesting to see how the different vendors in the market has embraced different architectures in their implementation . I’ve previously blogged about how VMware, Microsoft and Nutanix has done this –> http://msandbu.org/storage-warshci-edition/ Now therefore I…

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Storage Wars–HCI edition

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There is alot of fuzz these days around hyperconverged, software defined storage etc.. especially since VMware announced VSAN 6.2 earlier this week, that trigge alot of good old brawling on social media. Since VMware was clearly stating that they are the marked leader…

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Comparison Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct and Nutanix

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There has been a lot of fuzz around storage spaces direct coming with Windows Server 2016, and I have been getting alot of questions around it lately. “Will it solve my storage issues?” “can we replace our existing SAN?” “When to choose SPD…

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Setting up Storage Spaces Direct on Windows Server 2016 TP3

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This is a step-by-step guide on how to setup a minimal Storage Spaces direct cluster on virtual machines running on Vmware workstation. It is also meant to enlighten people abit about the functionality which Microsoft is coming with and what it is lacking…

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