Windows Data Storage Administration Tools News
May 02, 2011
Microsoft believes its SMI-S specification can address the needs of Windows shops with multi-vendor storage needs, but it will need support from storage vendors to make it happen.
February 15, 2010
The latest version of Microsoft's backup and restore product brings with it added support for Hyper-V R2 and disaster recovery capabilities.
August 17, 2009
The evaluation code for Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM is now available to volume license holders.
June 28, 2007
Computer memory problems do not have to be difficult to diagnose and remedy. This guide explains how you can troubleshoot your way back in business.
Windows Data Storage Administration Tools Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
In the newest preview of Windows Server, storage QoS helps administrators get the most of their storage by setting minimum and maximum IOPS count. Continue Reading
Learn more about this storage system option, which can speed up data transfers and simplify computing overhead. Continue Reading
CHKDSK (pronounced check disk) is a command that displays a status report for a volume, such as a disk, and can correct any errors found in that volume. Continue Reading
Evaluate Windows Data Storage Administration Tools Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Windows Server 2012 R2 has a storage tiering feature in conjunction with Storage Spaces. Here's how to get started. Continue Reading
The next version of Windows Server, due out in 2015, will boast storage improvements in QoS for Hyper-V and replication for enterprises. Continue Reading
Offloaded data transfers include a number of hardware and software requirements, but they can support virtualization. Continue Reading
Product ReviewsPowered by IT Central Station
Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: - It enables us to integrate and load balance between multiple layer one fiber vendor link. Very useful! - The MDS 9222i...Continue Reading
Manage Windows Data Storage Administration Tools
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
When you enable ODX file transfers, consider the necessary support to make them happen as well as taking baselines. Continue Reading
Data availability has been an issue for admins running chkdsk, but that's no longer the case in Windows Server 2012. Here's a look at what's changed. Continue Reading
Storage improvements in Hyper-V R2, including the elimination of clustering limitations and the addition of dynamic storage, may increase the hypervisor's popularity. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Windows Data Storage Administration Tools Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
It's no magic bullet, but Windows Server 2012 deduplication can help alleviate rising data storage demands. Continue Reading
Thought single-instance storage was as good as it gets? Server 8's native deduplication will increase efficiency, especially for virtual servers. Continue Reading
Microsoft is pushing Windows Storage Server as a NAS appliance, but a deeper look reveals it can also help with managing shared storage in virtual environments. Continue Reading