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  • 1. Microsoft Virtual Academy
  • 2. Microsoft Virtual Academy First Half Second Half (01) Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization (05) Hyper-V Management (02) Hyper-V Infrastructure (06) Hyper-V High Availability and Live Migration (03) Hyper-V Networking (07) Integration with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (04) Hyper-V Storage (08) Integration with Other System Center 2012 Components ** MEAL BREAK **
  • 3. Microsoft Virtual Academy
  • 4. Leverage storage array capabilities Maximize your investment Native access to SANs from VMs No tradeoffs Help reduce the cost of storage For workloads that don’t require a SAN Highly Scalable Virtual Disks Big data is here
  • 5. Physical DAS (SATA, eSATA, PATA, SAS, SCSI) SAN (Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, SAS) Required for failover clustering so all nodes can access a disk Host clustering: Fibre Channel, FCoE, Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS), iSCSI Guest clustering: iSCSI, FCoE, Fibre Channel, SMB Virtual adapters IDE, SCSI Boot – IDE only Fibre Channel VHD (VHDX) Fixed, dynamic, differencing Pass-through iSCSI direct (applicable to running iSCSI in guest OS)
  • 6. New-VM, New-VHD, New-VMSwitch
  • 7. Merge-VHD
  • 8. Software RMW
  • 9. VHD Stack
  • 10. The New Default Format for Virtual Hard Disks Larger Virtual Disks Large Sector Support Enhanced Perf Larger Block Sizes Enhanced Resiliency Embed Custom Metadata User Defined Metadata
  • 11. 125000 135000 145000 155000 165000 PassThru Fixed Dynamic Differencing Disk VHD VHDX +10% +10%
  • 12. 0 500 1000 1500 2000 PassThru Fixed Dynamic Differencing Disk VHD VHDX +25% +25%
  • 13. Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2012 250,000 IOPs 1,000,000+ IOPs Over 1 Million IOPs from a Single VM Industry Leading IO Performance • • •
  • 14. Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2012 Live Storage Migration No. Quick Storage Migration via VMM No. Quick Storage Migration via VMM Yes, with no limits. As many as hardware will allow. VMs on File Storage No No Yes, SMB 3.0 Guest Fibre Channel No No Yes Virtual Disk Format VHD up to 2 TB VHD up to 2 TB VHD up to 2 TB VHDX up to 64 TB VM Guest Clustering Yes, via iSCSI Yes, via iSCSI Yes, via iSCSI or FC Native 4k Disk Support No No Yes Live VHD Merge No, offline No, offline Yes Live New Parent No No Yes Secure Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) No No Yes
  • 15. IDE SCSI
  • 16. id=19867
  • 17. WWN WWN
  • 18. Shared Storage WWPN A: C0:03:FF:78:22:A0:00:14 WWPN B: C0:03:FF:78:22:A0:00:15 WWPN A: C0:03:FF:78:22:A0:00:14 WWPN B: C0:03:FF:78:22:A0:00:15
  • 19. VHD Stack
  • 20. VHD Stack
  • 21. 0 50 100 150 200 Average Desktop ODX Creation of a 10 GB Fixed Disk Time (seconds) <1 Second! ~3 Minutes
  • 22. Clustered
  • 23. Hyper-VHyper-VHyper-VHyper-VHyper-VHyper-V File storage for virtualization What is it? File Server File Server Shared Storage Hyper-V SQL Server IIS VDI Desktop Hyper-V SQL Server IIS VDI Desktop Hyper-V SQL Server IIS VDI Desktop Hyper-V Cluster File Server Cluster
  • 24. Clustered File Server Node B File Server Node A
  • 25. Clustered File Server
  • 26. Host based Backup And Restore • Virtual Shadow Service For SMB • No Change in Flow For Backup FSS1 VSS Service Backup Agent Remote VSS Agent Remote VSS Provider FSS1 ~ Snap VSS Service/ Provider
  • 27. File Storage for Virtualization Highlights Supporting features
  • 28. Enable-DedupVolume Disable-DedupVolume
  • 29. After Deduplication: 1.39 GB of disk used Before Deduplication: 62.3 GB of disk used
  • 30. • When picking the disk type, consider how it will be used and change over time • Clustering requires using a shared storage • MPIO and MSC can be used for additional resiliency
  • 31. ©2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Office, Azure, System Center, Dynamics and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.