Can I really use JBOD storage with Exchange 2010?

I just did an Exchange 2010 architectural design session for a university in Ohio and this was a key question they asked me.  The answer is yes, you truly can leverage JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) storage with large TB SATA drives for Exchange 2010 now. Microsoft IT has deployed Exchange 2010 with JBOD…

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Hardware sizing for Exchange Server 2010

I get asked this quite a bit by my education customers. How can I get a good estimate for sizing my Mailbox Server, Hub Transport, Client Access Server and Storage?    The latest and greatest Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator v3.2 has some nice new sizing capabilities such as the ability to help you size…

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New Exchange 2010 Storage and High Availability training available

Some new Exchange 2010 storage and HA training has been released. You can attend a webcast, test drive a virtual lab, view a learning “snack” through MS Learning or watch a full-length presentation on High Availability and Storage.   · MS Events Webcast: Storage in Exchange 2010   · Virtual Lab: Exchange Server 2010 (Beta)…

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What is new with Exchange 2010 storage?

Is there any reduction in IOPS? Yes, another huge 70% reduction in IOPS with Exchange Server 2010. This is on top of the 70% IOPS reduction from Exchange Server 2007.  What does this mean for my storage requirements? The Exchange 2007 IOPS reduction meant you could leverage Direct Attach SAS disk storage cabinets vs. traditional…

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