I have a few servers that are now available for whatever I want, since I've virtualized them to our vSphere 6.5 environment. We currently have a single SAN unit for our vm datastore which connects to two switches and then to three virtual hosts (SAM's Inverted Pyramid of Doom thing).
Anyway, I am trying to experiment with a different design as well as set up a new test environment. I want to install Hyper-V 2016 Server on my most powerful spare server, then I want to use my other two servers as mirrored or a distributed storage cluster.
I am not 100% on what is best practice on how exactly to set this up, so I'm hoping for some input. I mean, I'm a sysadmin at my job, so I understand how to install and configure stuff.. but I've not set up a completely new environment from scratch before.
Any advice is much appreciated!
SAM has a point (thanks for reference!)
Dave ping me anton AT starwind DOT com and I'll get you in touch with engineers who could help. You're welcomed to proceed with either commercial or a free version (no time bombs, no capacity or feature limits there).
Good luck ;)
Sure, I may do that if I need help. I really only plan to use this as a lab + backup testing environment at work, so I would use the free version.. not sure what the difference is though.
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