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The first part of this series on Storage Spaces Direct addresses the fundament question - what is it and why is it useful? S2D was originally included in Windows Server...
Traditionally, the preferred choice for a cluster quorum witness has been some type of networked disk. Small SAN LUNs do the trick nicely. Things have changed a bit, increasing the...
The reasons, prerequisites, and steps necessary to reclaim unused space from your dynamically-expanding VHDXs. Includes PowerShell Tool for Compacting VHDX Files.
Learn how and when to carry out Storage Migration for Hyper-V virtual machines. Includes PowerShell script for mass-moving VMs.
There's rarely a valid excuse for not using dynamically expanding VHDX. Here's how fixed vs dynamically expanding VHDX compares in reality.
Differencing disks contain block data that represents changes to a parent virtual hard disk, check out this comprehensive guide if you're running Hyper-V!
How does Disk Fragmentation really affect your Hyper-V infrastructure? Check out this article to understand the problem with fragmentation.
Having trouble deleting virtual hard disks left behind when you delete a virtual machine? Eric has a simple fix that will help you delete a VHD from a clustered shared...
The first step is determining your storage requirements. Here are the things you need to know before choosing your preferred Hyper-V Backup Storage.
VHD(X) is your Hypervisors virtual hard disk. Get to grips with how it works, and how you can get the best out of your Hyper-V infrastructure.
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