Windows Server Build 17074 released PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne   
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 23:05
windows server build 17074Microsoft yesterday released new Windows Server Insider Build 17074 to Insiders. It is a preview build of the next Semi-Annual Channel release of Windows Server. This build comes with improvements to Storage Spaces Direct and Failover Clustering. Storage Spaces Direct now also supports Persistent Memory (aka. Storage Class Memory), this unlocks a new class of extremely low latency storage which is incredibly interesting in particular as a caching device.  Storage Spaces Direct now also supports Direct-connect SATA devices to AHCI controller, again this will expand the hardware ecosystem compatible with S2D as well as unlock a new class of low-cost hardware. In this preview, we have introduced enhancements to Azure enlightened Failover Clusters, with enhanced eventing on host maintenance events and nodes about to be in host maintenance are excluded from placement.  By making high availability software running inside of an Azure IaaS VM be aware of maintenance events of the host, it can help deliver the highest levels of availability for your applications.  Continue reading and download from OUR FORUM.