Learn about storage feature improvements in the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5.
Windows Server 2016 will offer a new way to do converged networking called Switch Embedded Teaming that also allows SMB Direct (RDMA) to be converged.
Aidan Finn explains how many cluster shared volumes (CSVs) you should have in a Windows Server 2012 R2 Scale-Out File Server.
Aidan Finn provides us a detailed look into Microsoft’s latest feature in Windows Server 2016, Storage Spaces Direct (S2D).
Our two-part series on SMB 3.0 and SMB Multichannel concludes with a discussion of smart SMB design, SMB Multichannel constraints, and SMB bandwidth limits.
In part one of this article series, Aidan Finn shows how to design and manage SMB Multichannel in SMB 3.0, which is a data protocol that is available in Windows Server 2012 R2.
Discover how disks, networks, servers, and Storage Bricks play a part in designing a SOFS in part 2 of this series.
Storing VMs on SMB file shares can help lower storage costs. Find out how to use Hyper-V virtual machines on SMB 3.0 storage in handy walk-through.
Need more space? Increase storage by configuring storage space in Windows Server to create a failover cluster.
We’re creating a scale-out file server (SOFS) to share failover storage using Windows Server 2012 R2. Learn how with this how-to guide!
Wondering what’s up with SOFS? Learn the basics of Windows Server 2012 SMB 3.0 Scale-Out File Server in this article.
ReFS, NTFS, and SMB – oh my! Find out about new storage and file services features in Windows Server 2012 in this Ask an Admin article.