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    Storage Spaces Direct poor write performance -- drives claim to have PLP

    I have a couple drive models which the datasheets claim have power loss protection, however, PowerShell reports "IsPowerProtected" as false after they join the S2D pool. These are enterprise-grade drives. I get sub-optimal performance with VMFleet, about 550MB/s write throughput and suspect...
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    how can I use non-PLP SSD on S2D?

    Hi, I have M.2 non-PLP SSD on supermicro server. I found that only PLP can be used in S2D deployment, how can I use non-PLP for this? Is it possible?
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    TOR Switch Needed for 3-Node Hyper-Converged S2D 2016 Cluster

    Using Windows Server 2016DC, I'm building a 3-node Hyper-converged, Storage Spaces Direct failover cluster. It seems to work good and passes validation using an ordinary D-Link 10GB switch except the fact that I can't see any RDMA traffic over the switch. I confirmed that I can see RDMA activity...
  4. vl1969

    Help needed for Setting up Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V cluster

    Hello, I have been reading up on Windows 2016 Server lately and I think I might need to move to it for what I need to set up. here is my issue: I have 2 server running Windows Server 2012 R2 in a Hyper-V failover cluster configuration. Hardware Server 1 : DELL PowerEdge R730xd Server Dual...