Change history for storage topics in Windows Server 2016

Applies To: Windows Server 2016

This topic lists new and updated topics in the Storage documentation for Windows Server 2016.

If you're looking for update history for Windows Server 2016, see Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 update history.

May 2017

New or changed topic Description
Storage Replica overview (and other Storage Replica topics) Added recommendation to use fast, exclusive storage for Storage Replica logs.
Data Deduplication overview and
Install Data Deduplication
Updated the system requirements to include a newer software update.
Storage Spaces Direct hardware requirements Changed drive endurance requirements for cache devices.

April 2017

New or changed topic Description
Troubleshooting drive firmware updates New topic.
Work Folders New topic.
Planning a Work Folders deployment New topic.
Deploying Work Folders New topic.
Deploying Work Folders with AD FS and Web Application Proxy (WAP) New topic.
Storage Replica known issues Added new information.
Hyper-converged solution using Storage Spaces Direct Removed a reference to an obsolete software update and fixed a typo in the sample output.

March 2017

New or changed topic Description
Taking a Storage Spaces Direct server offline for maintenance New topic.

February 2017

New or changed topic Description
Removing servers in Storage Spaces Direct New topic.
Adding server or drives to Storage Spaces Direct Revamped with new images and updated content.
Storage Spaces Direct hardware requirements Updated with latest requirements.

January 2017

New or changed topic Description
Planning volumes New topic.
Creating volumes New topic.
Extending volumes in Storage Spaces Direct New topic.
ReFS Overview New topic.
Understanding Storage Spaces Direct New list of links.
Planning Storage Spaces Direct New list of links.
Deploying Storage Spaces Direct New list of links.
Managing Storage Spaces Direct New topic.
Storage Replica frequently asked questions Updated port requirements and clarified how extending replicated volumes works.
Storage Replica known issues Added info about a fix in the December 9, 2016 Cumulative Update and added info about how to resolve an error when extending a replicated volume.
Hyper-converged solution using Storage Spaces Direct Removed some obsolete content and added new links.
Storage Spaces Direct overview Added visually-oriented Understand/Plan/Deploy/Manage section to serve as a learning map for our topics.