Crazy Screen Shots – Big Files

Today I created the single largest file of my life, 14.6 Terabytes, thanks to Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 R2:

14.6 TB file in Windows Server 2012 R2 with Storage Spaces

This file was created on a 1U Dell C1100 server with NO external storage.

  • 4 each Western Digital Red WD40EFRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" NAS Internal Hard Drive
  • 1 each Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive

Because I can.

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Free eBook: Introducing Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals

Free eBook: Introducing Windows 8.1 for IT ProfessionalsTitle: Introducing Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals
Author: Ed Bott
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Published: 10/14/2013
Pages: 136
ISBN: 978-0-7356-8427-0
PDF: Microsoft Press ebook Introducing Windows ITPro PDF.pdf
Size: 9.3 MB
Price: FREE
Download URL: Click here for download


  • ePUB – coming soon (same URL above).
  • Mobi (Kindle) – coming soon (same URL above).
  • Hard copy – available from on 11/04/2013 for $8.99 US.


  1. An overview of Windows 8.1
  2. The Windows 8.1 user experience
  3. Deploying Windows 8.1
  4. Security in Windows 8.1
  5. Internet Explorer 11
  6. Delivering Windows Store apps
  7. Recovery options in Windows 8.1
  8. Windows 8.1 and networks
  9. Virtualization in Windows 8.1
  10. Windows RT 8.1
  11. Managing mobile devices


The goal in this book is to help you on the upgrade path by presenting the
facts and features about Windows 8.1 as clearly as possible. If you’ve been living in an environment built around a previous version of Windows, you have a lot to absorb in the transition to Windows 8.1. This book tries to lay out those facts in as neutral a fashion as possible, starting with an overview of the operating system, explaining the many changes to the user experience, and diving deep into deployment and management tools where it’s necessary.

By design, this book focuses on things that are new, with a special emphasis on
topics of interest to IT pros. So you might find fewer tips and tricks about the new user experience than your users want but more about management, deployment, and security—which ultimately is what matters to the long-term well-being of the company you work for.

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