Shared VHDX Files – My Favorite New Feature in Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi Folks – In my last blog article on improvements to Failover Clustering and Hyper-V, I briefly covered the new shared virtual hard disk feature, which enables you to use a virtual hard disk file (VHXD file) as shared storage for a virtual machine failover cluster (also known as a guest cluster). This can help…


High Availability is Now Easier than Ever – Improvements to Failover Clustering and Hyper-V in Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

Hi Folks – In my list of top 10 new features in Windows Storage Server 2012 R2, I included two areas of functionality that make it faster and easier to deliver continuous availability: Improved Failover Clustering Enhanced support for Hyper-V Both technologies play essential roles in Microsoft’s high-level architecture for a cost-effective, resilient compute and…

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