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Storage spaces not writing data equally


broe23

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Personally I would do matching drives on a NAS in RAID format. Storage Spaces is still considered a beta product at this time. So use at your own risk.
 

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I'm thinking of moving over to flexraid due to the fact it looks like storagespaces doesn't do drive balancing which is key for a mixture of drives.
 

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I have noticed that also, when I started to read up on Storage Spaces, when they wrote up how it would work. It works best with Server 2k12, but on a stand alone workstation, you run into problems.

Flexraid though, you may run into issues also. It is half of one, two of another.
 

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