Windows Server 2016 Datacenter embedded Software Defined Storage technologies have great success for a couple of months right now. First deployment are successful and customer feedback is really great: “Great Performance, Lower TCO, and Fast and Easy Deployment”
This post talks about HPE documentations and best practices to deploy successfully Storage Spaces Direct on HPE servers and storage options. Of course HPE is fully certified on Storage Spaces Direct running on Windows Server 2016. You will find listed below, very efficient documentation to deploy fully optimized S2D clusters on HPE servers. Enjoy!
Technical White Papers
HPE Technical White Paper “Implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2016 using HPE ProLiant Servers, Storage, and Options”
HPE Technical White Paper “Implementing Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Storage using HPE ProLiant Servers, Storage, and Options” (Includes Storage Spaces Direct)
HPE Reference Architecture Documentations
HPE ProLiant Servers with Mellanox 100Gb Networking and Micron Flash storage and Storage Spaces Direct
Super High performance with S2D from MS Ignite using HPE ProLiant Gen9 server with HPE Persistent Memory
Good downloads and reading and stay tuned,
Who of you successfully implemented S2D on HPE ProLiant Gen 10 Server with no issues and run it in PRODUCTION ?
I implemented several S2D clusters on HP Gen9 and Gen10 hardware, and also on Dell servers. If all the requirements are respected, no worries, works like a charm! One of my clients has been installed in RTM in production with Oracle Linux VMs.