Storage Spaces Direct – Deep Dive

I had the privilege and honour again this year to present at Microsoft Ignite Australia. In my session, we had a look under the hood of Storage Spaces Direct, from what it is, its requirements and how to implement it, to testing its performance, resilience¬†and a few¬†tips and tricks. On the agenda: The Evolution of…

DPM and unwanted backup snapshots

As you probably know, Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 uses virtual machine snapshots to take a backup of a protected VM. Unfortunately, when things go wrong with the DPM server, the backup snapshots might be left behind and you cannot delete it using the GUI. In this case, you can remove this snapshot by using…