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    Creating Continuously Available File Shares with Windows Server “8” Beta

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    English
    Introduces continuously available storage solutions in Windows Server “8” Beta, which provide a cost effective alternative to an expensive storage area network (SAN) without sacrificing availability and performance.
    • Version:

      March 2012

      File Name:

      Creating Continuously Available File Shares with Windows Server “8” Beta.docx

      Date Published:

      3/1/2012

      File Size:

      1.3 MB

        Windows Server “8” Beta contains a set of continuously available storage solutions that provide a cost effective alternative to an expensive storage area network (SAN) without sacrificing availability and performance. These solutions are targeted towards both traditional information worker workloads and application workloads, and they span the scalability and price point needs for different market segments, with systems going from entry-level sub-$10k solutions to scale-out solutions with up to 400 drives. These solutions are based on software developed by several teams at Microsoft, hardware that is already in the market and hardware that is being developed in cooperation with industry partners. This white paper introduces the reader to these new and enhanced features of Windows Server “8” Beta.
    • System Requirements
      Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 8 Beta

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