An update for Storage Spaces in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 is available

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 Essentials More

Introduction


This article describes an update for Storage Spaces in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. After you install the update, Storage Spaces will prioritize regeneration. Specifically, the regeneration time is shorter, but the available bandwidth for the regular I/O buffer is decreased.

Resolution


This hotfix is also available at Microsoft Update Catalog.

Update information

To resolve this issue, install the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup 2836988. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2836988 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: May 2013




Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about Storage Spaces, go to the following Microsoft website: For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates