Storage


Microsoft Readies OneDrive 'Personal Vault' Feature and Other Improvements

More storage options and a new secure "Personal Vault" feature are coming to the Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage service.

Windows 10 Updates To Require 7GB of Reserved Storage

A new "Reserved Storage" feature in the next major Windows 10 release will allocate about 7GB of a PC's storage space for OS updates.

Microsoft Tests 'Known Folder Move' Feature in OneDrive

Microsoft recently launched a preview of a new feature that lets end users move their files to the OneDrive for Business cloud storage service with a single click.

OneDrive Sharing Comes to Android, iOS and Office for Mac

OneDrive's file-sharing and collaboration capabilities are expanding beyond Windows, Microsoft announced recently.

Storage in Spotlight with Latest Windows Server Preview

A new channel-release preview of Windows Server build 17639 released this week includes two new features: a so-called "Storage Migration Service" and improvements to the Storage Replica feature.

Microsoft Adds Storage Spaces Direct Support to Windows Server

The latest test build of Windows Server, known as "build 17074," rolled out this week with some new enhancements to Storage Spaces Direct (SSD).

Dell Announces Flash Arrays with Support for Virtualized Environments

New flash-based storage arrays with strong ties to virtual environments were recently announced by Dell.

Microsoft StorSimple Virtual Array Now Available

Microsoft's StorSimple Virtual Array product, a hybrid storage solution, was commercially released this week.

OneDrive for Business Gets Security, Data Loss Prevention

Microsoft is rolling out several improvements to its enterprise-grade OneDrive product.

January Patch Tuesday: MS Releases 1 'Critical' Windows Fix

Microsoft released January's security update today, which includes one security bulletin rated "critical" and seven rated "important" to address a total of eight flaws.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Space Flaw Found

Microsoft on Friday alerted uses of a flaw in the Storage Spaces feature of Windows Server 2012 R2 when used with Windows Azure.

How To Manage Storage Spaces and Storage Pools in Windows Server 2012

Microsoft delivered a completely new way of looking at our disks and storage in Windows Server 2012, with the biggest change in how storage is laid out and provisioned. Here's how to create and manage it all.

Microsoft Details New Windows File System Coming to Windows Server 8

Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.

How To Size Page Files on Windows Systems

Page files can greatly affect the performance and recovery of Windows and Windows servers. Here's how to size page files to suit your computing needs.

Troubleshooting Disk Troubles, or How to Speak SAN-ish

Insights from a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer on how to identify poor disk performance conditions and how to communicate the problem to SAN administrators and vendors.

ESXi 4: A Guide for Hyper-V Experts

Your skills working with Microsoft Hyper-V won't translate over to just any hypervisor. So, here's what you'll need to know to get up to speed with VMware's ESXi 4.

Microsoft Releases iSCSI Software Target 3.3 for Windows Server 2008 R2

A new update for Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 allows shared block storage in storage area networks with the use of iSCSI Protocol.

Oracle Releases Cloud File System

Oracle today released software aimed at letting organizations build private clouds by adding elasticity to their applications via a clustered file system.

Backup 2.0: The Way Forward

Old habits can die hard, but is the current way you're doing backup really the way it should be done?

Microsoft Announces Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

Microsoft has scheduled the release of Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials for the first half of 2011, the company announced on Monday.

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