Need Help with WinSvr 2012 Storage Spaces

Howdy MS friends, I used to be a fan of Windows Server 2012’s Storage Spaces: http://blog.jasonbuffington.com/index.php/2013/06/checking-out-my-newest-storage-appliance-for-under-2000/ And for those that don’t know, I used to work at MS … on Windows storage features.  But I am totally stuck – and needing help. Two of my five drives in a Storage Space failed.  So, like I … Read more

Thinking about Xbox Home Server

My friend Mark Bowker recently blogged about the hypothetical potential of a Microsoft Surface Server. Since he covers Virtualization for ESG, he has a lot of opportunities to think about converged infrastructure, as well as the impressive hardware stacks of converged infrastructure that are powering today’s data centers. At the same time, another friend, Rod … Read more

HP VS3 announced at MMS 2012

Today, HP announced the newest offering in its VirtualSystem for Microsoft solutions family – the VS3, leveraging HP hardware that has been assembled and optimized to deliver the entire Microsoft Private Cloud stack, including: HP Proliant “generation 8” BladeSystem servers HP 3PAR storage HP Insight Control management tools Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V Microsoft … Read more