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Controlling write-through behaviors in SMB

Heya folks, Ned here again. In my continuing series on offbeat SMB settings, today I’m going to explain how to control SMB write-through and data consistency in Windows 10 and Windows Server. Background Network protocols like SMB or NFS are ... continue reading
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Controlling SMB Dialects

Heya folks, Ned here again. As part of a small series on esoteric SMB settings, today I’m going to explain how to control SMB client dialects in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019. Background SMB Dialects are simply significant versions ... continue reading
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New SMS log collector available

Heya folks, Ned here again. I've published a new version of the Get-SMSLogs PowerShell script on https://aka.ms/smslogs. It improves the logging of time stamps and event IDs for the non-debug event logs. And by improving, I mean, it actually has ... continue reading
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Storage Migration Service August Update

Heya folks, Ned here again. We've released our first set of new features for the Windows Server 2019 Storage Migration Service, as part of cumulative update KB4512534. No need to run a SAC release - this update applies to the ... continue reading

New Storage Migration Service WAC Extension 1.57.0 available

Heya folks, Ned here again. We just released an update to the Storage Migration Service extension for Windows Admin Center. It will automatically appear in your WAC feeds as of now. Tool: Storage Migration Service Version 1.57.0 Notes: Transfer mapping ... continue reading
Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge now includes Auto-Tiering and Auto-Expiration functionalities

Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge now includes Auto-Tiering and Auto-Expiration functionalities

This post was authored by @Arpita Duppala, PM on the Core Operating System and Intelligent Edge team. Follow her @arnuwish on Twitter. Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge is a light-weight Azure consistent module which provides local block blob storage, ... continue reading
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Storage Spaces Direct Step by Step: Part 2 Troubleshooting

Testing guidelines for S2D cluster network and storage components in a common configuration. Instructions on health monitoring included. Part 2 of 4.continue reading
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Windows 10 and reserved storage

Reserving disk space to keep Windows 10 up to date Windows Insiders: To enable this new feature now, please see the last section “Testing out Storage Reserve” and complete the quest Starting with the next major update we’re making a ... continue reading
Chelsio RDMA and Storage Replica Perf on Windows Server 2019 are 💯

Chelsio RDMA and Storage Replica Perf on Windows Server 2019 are 💯

Heya folks, Ned here again. Some recent Windows Server 2019 news you may have missed: Storage Replica performance was greatly increased over our original numbers. I chatted about this at earlier Ignite sessions, but when we finally got to Orlando, ... continue reading
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Storage Migration Service Log Collector Available

Heya folks, Ned here again. We have put together a log collection script for the Storage Migration Service, if you ever need to troubleshoot or work with MS Support. https://aka.ms/smslogs It will grab the right logs then drop them into ... continue reading