Posts in Storage Spaces

Hands-On: Working with Storage Spaces in Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

Storage Spaces is an exciting new storage virtualization technology that is new for Windows For background, you can read my prior post on Windows 8 storage In this post I’ll build on this topic and give you a walk-though demo… Read more

High Performance Storage Solutions with Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

In this post I’ll discuss how you can optimize performance, cost, flexibility, and resiliency when building a Windows 8 storage Windows 8 provides two new storage capabilities that enable optimized storage solutions based on these considerations: Storage Spaces and File… Read more

Refreshing a Performance PC for Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

I’m the kind of person that demands a lot from my tools and This is certainly true of my Windows PCs, and a great example is my hard-working personal video editing I built this video editing PC (known on my… Read more

A New Way to Backup: File History in Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

Chances are you’ve experienced the sinking feeling when you've lost personal It can be the result of user error, mechanical storage failure, or other Regardless of how it happens, data loss is a huge In most cases data loss is… Read more

Eight Enthusiast Updates in Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

For the last few years, Windows 8 has been a part of my daily As a part of the Windows 8 engineering team, I spent many hours installing and running Windows 8 on a variety of I’ve learned a lot… Read more