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Hyper-V 2016 Best Practices by Romain Serre, Benedict Berger

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Storage Spaces Direct

With Windows Server 2016, we are able to use direct-attached storage devices such as JBOD or internally to the storage nodes to create a highly available storage solution. The storage devices can be connected by either SATA, NVMe, or SAS. The storage devices can be SSD or HDD. To support the high availability, Storage Spaces Direct leverages the Failover Cluster Windows feature.

Storage Spaces Direct

Storage spaces direct with internal disks

A minimum of two nodes is required in the cluster, but not all the Storage Spaces Direct features will be available. To use Multi-Resilient virtual disks (we will discuss it later in this chapter), you need ...

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