Best Practices:
Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage

Specific recommendations for optimizing storage architecture on Windows Server 2012 R2 on Nutanix with Hyper-V.

Hyper-V with Windows Server 2012 R2 offers a number of ways for virtual machines to interact with and use storage. Using the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, organizations running Windows Server 2012 R2 on Hyper-V can break down silos, aggregating and pooling storage that resides within servers into one shared, highly available, and cost-efficient resource.

This best practices guide provides a storage-focused overview of the Nutanix platform with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V.

After reviewing this document, you will learn:

  • How Hyper-V storage presentation works with the Nutanix platform.
  • Key storage integration points between Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V with Nutanix.
  • General guidance on how best to configure storage with Hyper-V and Nutanix.
  • Recommendations for high availability, mobility, performance, and more.