The intention of this blog post series is to give some history of how Microsoft Storage Spaces evolved to what it has become known today as Storages Spaces Direct (S2D). This first blog post will go into the history of Storage Spaces. Over my next few posts, I will delve further into the recent Storage Spaces Direct release with Windows 2016 server. l will conclude my series with where I think it’s headed and how it compares to other HCI solutions in general. Now let’s go for a ride down memory lane….