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Creating a Storage Spaces Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview -- Part 2

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As sort of a continuation of the Testing I started over at http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/6016-performance-test-create-and-measure-performance-of-storage-spaces-pool-3-virtual-hdds-in-wse2012r2p/ I created a Storage Spaces Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview using 3TB Seagate ST3000DM001's as the Physical HDD's in my SSPool. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can also link to it here youtube.com/watch?v=lebo9o5sPf4

 

 

 

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Dave

Perfect timing as I was about to do the same!  I have two SSD's in a mirror and was thinking of stealing one to use as a Windows 8 build for my main PC.  Or I could just but a couple more!

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Joe_Miner

Sounds like you're having fun building/testing/teardown/building/etc this weekend too :)

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mahisri

Hello Joe, I am experimenting 2012 Server R2 standard edition on gen8 microserver with a P222 RAID Controller. You seem to be the guru of these experiments.

 

Two Three straight questions:

 

1. In step 17 (Fig23) on this TechnetBlog -  can the drive letter or folder be changed once selected or even if the last option "don't assign a drive letter or folder' is selected?

2. Are you really sold on Storage Spaces over P222?

3. Did you try Server 2016 yet?

 

Thank you sir.

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ShadowPeo

I cannot answer the other questions as I do not use a MicroServer, all my storage pools are on Dell Rackmount Production servers. But the first question is yes, it should be able to be changed as any other disk is able to through the Disk Management console, right click on the disk and choose Change Drive Letter or similar

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mahisri

ShadowPeo - Thank you.

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