In this Showcast Didier and Carsten are playing with a Hyper-converged Storage Spaces Direct System with Windows Server 2016 installed. The show some crazsy performance numbers and even turn 2 of the 4 nodes off. While playing with the Cluster we see also some new Features like Distributed Storage QoS, Cluster and VM Isolation and Cluster Fairshare.
In this Episode Didier and Carsten do not show great technology instead the talk about their year 2014. They share their highlights as speaker, talk about great events, the last MVP Summit in Redmond and even share some insights (like how Carsten broke his nose).
In this show Didier and Carsten talk about features in Storage Spaces. Carsten demonstrate how to get statistics from the Autotiering process, how a Scale-out Fileserver reacts on a catastrophe (power loos) and shows what happens when he turn of an actively used JBOD in a Enclosureaware three JBOD setup.
Have fun watching this Showcast.
Last Sunday Didier and I recorded our second Episode of “The Hyper-V Amigo Showcast”. This time we discussed the Unmap Feature in Windows Server 2012 and R2. Didier is so fortunate that his employer has a Dell Compellent SAN Storage that really shines with Unmap. So we took the opportunity to demonstrate a lot of the Unmap feature.
I wish you fun!
P.S.: Here are the posts Didier mentioned in the Showcast:
My Friend and Hyper-V MVP college Didier Van Hoye (also known as @WorkingHardInIT) and I (known as @hypervserver) had a creasy idea: doing a Showcase and here comes the problem: in English. So we did our first Episode of “The Hyper-V Amigos” Showcase where we talk about “how we are” and “how we “stranded in IT”.
I hope you have the same fun watching the video than we had recording it.
P.S.: The Intro is spoken by another MVP Kerstin Rachfahl. Unfortunately she is not a Hyper-V MVP but you can’t have everything (and I love here anyway).