How to plan and configure mailbox storage quotas on Exchange Server databases and mailboxes.
Microsoft supports using ReFS instead of NTFS for Exchange Server 2013 and 2016 volumes within specific support guidelines.
Don’t take the risk that your Exchange Servers will run out of transaction log disk space. Use this script to monitor and alert on failed backups that can cause service outages later on.
When Exchange Server 2010 was released a lot was made of the decision by Microsoft to remove Single Instance Storage (SIS) from the Exchange database engine. What does this really mean for Exchange Server 2010 storage?
Microsoft has released the latest update to the Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator on the MS Exchange Team blog.
Storage is important to Exchange performance, which means Exchange guys need to talk to storage guys from time to time. This video might help the Exchange guys understand the storage guys a little better. Link: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Storage Considerations: DAS or SAN Paul CunninghamPaul is a Microsoft MVP for Office Apps and Services […]
Project Coconut Entries: Part 1 – Getting the environment up to scratch Part 2 – Sizing the Exchange Server 2007 servers Part 3 – Deploying the first Exchange Server 2007 server Part 4 – Configuring Standby Continuous Replication Part 5 – Its mailbox migration time! Part 6 – Finishing the job Sizing the Exchange Server […]
Storage guys do not love talking about IOPS, especially when far too much attention is being paid to them by customers buying Exchange solutions. You would think a die hard storage guy would delight in pulling out one of their many spreadsheets and calculating the optimal disk layout to meet your IOPS needs, but sadly […]