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Optimizing and Troubleshooting: Hyper-V Storage by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 19. Storage Spaces

The storage needs of companies continues to grow rapidly these days, and while hard drive costs have fallen as capacity has increased, the cost of enterprise storage systems such as Storage Area Networks (SANs) remains high and can be a drain on shrinking IT budgets. The need for innovative new storage solutions to address these issues has led Microsoft to introduce a new technology in Windows Server 2012 called Storage Spaces that allows you to virtualize storage by grouping commodity disks into pools, from which virtual disks (also called storage spaces) can be easily provisioned as your storage needs evolve.

To make optimum use of Storage Spaces in a Hyper-V environment, you need to understand it thoroughly and configure ...

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