Tag Archives: Azure Stack HCI

Don’t do it: enable performance history in an Azure Stack HCI mixed mode cluster

Lately I worked for a customer to add two nodes in an existing 2-nodes Storage Spaces Direct cluster. The existing nodes are running on Windows Server 2016 while the new ones are running on Windows Server 2019. So, when I integrated the new nodes to the cluster, it was in mixed operating system mode because two different versions of Windows ...

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Keep Dell Azure Stack HCI hardware up to date with WSSD Catalog

The firmware and driver’s management can be a pain during the lifecycle of an Azure Stack HCI. Some firmware are not supported, others must be installed to solve an issue. In the case of Dell hardware, a support matrix is available here. If you look at that matrix, you’ll see firmware and drivers for storage devices, Host Bus Adapter, switches, ...

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