Storage Planning and Testing

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Hi folks,

In Today’s blog post the MSExchangeTeam explains the different disk technologies that can be used with some good examples. Really good stuff.

Bear in mind that if you are really considering JBOD you need at least 3 copies of your database in your DAG.

In this post, we want to discuss some of the thought process you should have as you decide what your storage infrastructure is for Exchange 2010. Further, we will discuss how and why you should test your storage. These processes belong early in the planning stages for Exchange 2010, because if you don’t test your storage before moving users to that storage, it is a lot more painful to fix than if you could fix something without affecting users.

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Anderson Patricio

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Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian Exchange Server MVP and MCSM (Solutions Master) and he contributes to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor at, and (Portuguese).