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Maximizing Storage Efficiency in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

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Examines features in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 that can be used to maximize storage efficiency.
  • Version:

    January 2014

    File Name:

    Maximizing Storage Efficiency in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 R2.docx

    Date Published:

    23/1/2014

    File Size:

    603 KB

      This document examines features in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 that can be used to maximize storage efficiency. Topics include:
      • How growing data volumes are driving the need for greater storage efficiency.
      • An overview of the Microsoft storage stack, including its performance and cost-effectiveness compared to a traditional storage area network (SAN).
      • Built-in features that can be quickly deployed to improve storage efficiency, including Data Deduplication, Storage Spaces (storage virtualization), and Thin Provisioning and Trim.
      • Supported deployment scenarios, including data center and remote office or branch office.
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Storage Server 2012

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