Windows Server 2012 Answers

I recently took a full day Windows Server 2012 course and I prep’d for it by installing the Beta and making the following list of questions, which Microsoft staff answered at various points during the day: Q: Can HyperV live migrate without System Center 2012 A: Yes, just right click on the VM and move it! . Q: Are there any notable changes to Distributed File System (DFS) A: No . Q: Is Direct Access…

NAS vs iSCSI vs DAS vs Fiber Channel vs Internal Storage… A Simple Explaination

UPDATED: November 2016 If you are confused by SAN, NAS, DAS, iSCSI, FC… and want a simple explanation, then this is the post for you! INTERNAL STORAGE = Disks in the Box The classic.  A bunch of disks inside a standard (usually Windows) server, configured in whatever RAID you want. DAS = Direct Attached Storage This used to be good old SCSI connected disk arrays but now is primarily external SAS connections to a pile…