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Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Pros and Cons

Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Pros

Technology Specialist at myIAN
The most valuable feature are the caching capabilities using the storage class memory.
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Founder, Professional Services Director, Lead Architect at Falcon Consulting
The flash ability, in terms of tiering and caching, is amazing
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TR
System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature is that there is no single point of failure.
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Enterprise Architect/Manager at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
It's mainly about the storage expansion, like in hyper-converged solutions.
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Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Cons

Technology Specialist at myIAN
I think the online documentation needs a lot of work and so do the sizing tools.
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Founder, Professional Services Director, Lead Architect at Falcon Consulting
Documentation management could be improved
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TR
System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
More optimization could be done in terms of mirroring.
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Enterprise Architect/Manager at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
It is scalable, but only beyond two nodes. If I go for two nodes it's not scalable. I need to build a complete cluster from the beginning if I'm going for two nodes.
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Learn what your peers think about Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2021.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.