By: John Stutsman
Figure 1 — Storage Spaces in a Nutshell
There was an interesting issue posted in the forums about some bizarre behavior a user was experiencing when trying to replace a HDD in his Storage Spaces Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview. I had experience with a test setup of Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 Essentials over a six month period and posted a few helpful (hopefully) comments in the Forum thread: Bizarre Storage Spaces Behaviour.
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TechNET Library: Storage Spaces Overview
TechNET Library: Deploy Storage Spaces on a Stand-Alone Server
TechNET Library: Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials & Windows Server 2012 Essentials
MSDN Blog posting: Virtualizing Storage For Scale, Resiliency, and Efficiency
TechNET Blog Posting: Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces: Is it for you? Could be….