Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Valuable Features

Noel Teng
Technology Specialist at myIAN
I think probably the most important feature in this product is the caching capabilities using the storage-class memory. View full review »
reviewer984885
Infrastructure Lead at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Resiliency. There were many situations I put myself in while testing, and the data was never at risk. View full review »
Lawrence Tse
Founder, Professional Services Director, Lead Architect at Falcon Consulting
The flash ability, in terms of tiering and caching, is amazing. Traditionally, when you use other storage solutions, when you tier, you need to get a license. There are some limitations to tiering with this solution. You have got the caching media, for example. For Microsoft, as long as the hardware is still certified or in the server, you can use it. Most vendors, including Dell, IBM, and Fuji Shield include plenty of hardware that you can use which is certified for Microsoft Windows. View full review »
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reviewer959067
System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature is that there is no single point of failure. There are many individual places that can fail, but you do not have general failures. View full review »
reviewer901842
Enterprise Architect/Manager at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
It's mainly about the storage expansion, like in hyper-converged solutions. View full review »
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