Storage Replica in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview


Updated: November 19, 2015

Storage Replica is a new feature in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview that enables storage-agnostic, block-level, synchronous replication between clusters or servers for disaster preparedness and recovery, as well as stretching of a failover cluster across sites for high availability. Synchronous replication enables mirroring of data in physical sites with crash-consistent volumes ensuring zero data loss at the file system level. Asynchronous replication allows site extension beyond metropolitan ranges with the possibility of data loss.


This preview release should not be used in production environments.

This guide includes information that enables you to configure storage replication using Storage Replica in a stretch cluster, between servers, or between clusters, in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview and includes the following topics:

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