Ignite 2016 For System Builders And OEMs - Storage Spaces Direct Sessions


It’s almost time for Ignite, where Windows Server 2016 will have it’s official launch, and I’ve gone through the session listing to give an idea of which ones might be appropriate for you to check out next week when the recordings start to become available. Yesterday I kicked off with Hyper-V, and in today’s post I'll focus in on Storage Spaces Direct.

Storage Spaces Direct from the Storage Experts

Learn how all-flash Storage Spaces Direct will revolutionize your application performance with Windows Server 2016 or Microsoft Azure Stack. You’ll learn how local flash and S2D increase application performance and reduces your software licensing cost, to comply with application SLAs and reduced IT budgets. We’ll back this up with hard data from extensive testing by SanDisk’s Data Propulsion Lab. Come learn from the storage experts at SanDisk, and see how the combined products of SanDisk, Lenovo, Microsoft, Broadcom, and Mellanox deliver the storage solutions you need to meet your business challenges.

Discover Storage Spaces Direct, the ultimate software-defined storage for Hyper-V

Use industry-standard, cloud-inspired hardware to build highly performant, capacity efficient, and fault tolerant software-defined storage for Hyper-V and private clouds. Storage Spaces Direct enables scale-out Hyper-Converged or disaggregated Scale-Out File Server (SoFS) deployments. It’s a key building block of the Microsoft Azure Stack architecture, and here’s the best part – it’s included at zero additional cost in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter.

Discover Software Defined Storage with Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016

Storage Spaces Direct is a new option in Windows Server 2016 allowing you to build software-defined storage arrays in scale-out file server. In this session, we explain Storage Spaces Direct and how to build it out, how file operations work across caching and capacity tiers and explain new options for site repilcation with Storage Replica.

Hear about Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) early customer experiences

An open conversation about 3 PoC customer experiences with S2D on Lenovo; learn how each customer delivered on their diverse business requirements through the power of S2D running on industry standard Lenovo hardware to drive up performance and drive down costs. See how this unified hardware and software solution can be tuned and optimised to meet key business scenarios: Apply the knowledge and learnings to your own business requirements to gain the incredible benefits from S2D and hyper-converged on Windows Sever 2016; running on Lenovo


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