Storage Spaces Direct with Samsung Z-SSD™

Hello, Claus here again. Today we are going to take a look at a new device from Samsung, the SZ985, which is marketed as a ultra-low latency NVMe SSD based on Samsung Z-NAND flash memory and a new NVMe controller. It offers ~3GB/s throughput, and random read operations in 20µs with capacities up to 3.2TB… Read more

Deploy an entire Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Storage lab in minutes

Heya folks, Ned here again. Superstar Microsoft PFE Jaromir Kaspar recently posted a Windows Server 2016 lab creation tool on CodePlex and I highly recommend it. Download the Windows Server 2016 ISO file and bing-bang-bong, the tool kicks out an entire working datacenter of clusters, Storage Spaces Direct, Storage Replica, scale-out file servers, Nano servers,… Read more