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Building and Maintaining a Microsoft Cloud
Step-by-step technical articles documenting how to deploy and manage a hyper-converged Microsoft cloud infrastructure with Windows Server 2016.
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Testing guidelines for S2D cluster network and storage components in a common configuration. Instructions on health monitoring included. Part 2 of 4.continue reading
Deploying S2D on a 4-node cluster. QoS & Hyper-V virtual adaptors. Switch Enabled Teaming virtual switch & SMB Multipath infrastructure. Part 3 of 4.continue reading
How to deploy S2D on a 4-node cluster. Perform each step in preparation to manage and support the core cluster in a production environment. Part 1 of 4.continue reading
How to manage Windows Servers using Ansible. Deploy a Ansible controlling node on CentOS 7, and configure Windows Server 2016 for management. Create Ansible playbook examples with custom Powershell Ansible modules.continue reading
This article provides PowerShell code and examples to analyze Windows Storage Spaces Direct pools and returns the current storage capacity, free space and other values including the amount of free space required to automatically rebuild a failed disk. Monitoring Storage ... continue reading
How to configure a Storage Spaces Direct cluster and a hyper-converged Hyper-V on a virtual lab with four storage VMs.continue reading
Step by step instructions to build a Windows Storage Spaces Direct virtual lab on PC. PowerShell script to automate the process.continue reading
Ultimate Performance for Database Storage with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-converged Infrastructure
High-performing all flash array storage solution using Storage Spaces Direct on Windows Server 2016continue reading
Microsoft has an extensive and active program to certify hardware and software from Microsoft partners. This certification includes numerous software tests which verify that the hardware or software product works correctly in a Microsoft infrastructure. Components that can be certified ... continue reading
When configuring a new DHCP server, often the configuration wizard automatically creates a binding to a random network adapter. If this adaptor is not configured or is unplugged, then the DHCP wizard will use the IP address available – often ... continue reading
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