NTFS Fragmentation and Virtualized Storage

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This document details NTFS fragmentation on Storage Center volumes, and maintenance recommendations.

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Dell Compellent Storage Center Windows Server 2012 Best Practices

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This document provides an overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and introduces best practice guidelines when integrating Windows Server 2012 with the Dell Compellent Storage Center.

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Best Practices (In Easy Checklist Form) by Microsoft PFE Team

Microsoft’s Primary Field Engineer Team wrote a great Best Practice Guide about Hyper-V. To read it, please visit the PFE Blogpage here.

Dell Compellent Storage Center Replay Manager 7 and Microsoft Hyper-V Best Practices

This document, published at the Dell TechCenter global, outlines best practices for  configuring Dell Compellent Replay Manager 7 to backup and restore Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 and 2012 environments, leveraging VSS consistency.  Topics include configuring backup sets, recovering guest VMs, recovering guest VM data with Expose, and protecting guest VM data on direct-attached disks.

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Dell Compellent Storage Center Microsoft System Center VMM 2012 SP1 Best Practices Guide

This document, published on Dell TechCenter global, provides configuration steps and best practices for configuring Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 with the Dell Compellent Storage Center.  Topics include SMI-S setup, storage discovery and classification, fabric configuration, templates and profiles, and rapid provisioning.

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