Product : Microsoft, S2D [SDS]/2.0, Datacenter
Feature : Overall Design Complexity, Design, Design & Deploy
Content Owner:  Herman Rutten
Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is able to meet many different use-cases because of its flexible technical architecture, however this also means there are multiple design choices that need to be made. Today Microsoft S2D leverages the data protection capabilities available in Microsofts hypervisor platform, Hyper-V, and the Windows Server OS, which keeps the overall design from getting overly complex. Microsoft S2D in Windows Server 2019 also has a core set of native data services that the previous version lacked.