Azure Stack and Monitoring Virtual Disk Health and Storage Jobs Using the Privileged Endpoint.

This last week I had been asked about being able to see the health of the storage on the Azure Stack multi-nodes systems that we will manage.  I have built a good number of Storage Spaces Direct clusters and know how important it is to see the health of the virtual disks, the storage subsystem, … Continue reading Azure Stack and Monitoring Virtual Disk Health and Storage Jobs Using the Privileged Endpoint.

Restarting Storage Space Direct Cluster Nodes managed by SCVMM 2016

So most of my experience recently with Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) have been deploying stand alone clusters that are not managed by System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2016.  I have another blog in the works that documents how I built out a 4 node S2D cluster using VMM and PowerShell.  It piggy backs on … Continue reading Restarting Storage Space Direct Cluster Nodes managed by SCVMM 2016

Deploy Storage Spaces Direct 4 Node Cluster

I have been doing a lot of work with Storage Spaces Direct lately for a project I am working on.  We are deploying a Hyper-Converged Microsoft solution using Windows Server 2016, Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), and Software Defined Networking (SDNv2).  This blog will cover my experiences with deploying a 4 node Storage Spaces Direct cluster … Continue reading Deploy Storage Spaces Direct 4 Node Cluster

Building A Microsoft Hyper-Converged Private Cloud Solution.

For my next blog I have decided to follow a project I am about to start with a larger client that is moving from VMware to a Microsoft Hyper-Converged solution using Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.  This part of my blog will just be an over view of the project and what we … Continue reading Building A Microsoft Hyper-Converged Private Cloud Solution.