In this post, I'm providing a reference to the most relevant content related to Windows Server 2012 that is related to the File Server, the SMB 3.0 features and its associated scenarios like Hyper-V over SMB and SQL Server over SMB. It's obviously not a complete reference (there are new blog posts every day), but hopefully this is a useful collection of links for Windows Server 2012 users.

Summaries of SMB 3.0 features in Windows Server 2012

Articles on File Storage for Application Servers

Articles on SMB Transparent Failover and SMB Scale-Out

Articles on SMB Direct (SMB over RDMA) and SMB Multichannel

Articles on Failover Clustering related to File Server Clusters

Articles on other SMB 3.0 features and capabilities

Private Cloud Solution Architecture

White Papers

Other Videos

Knowledge Base articles (Support KBs) about Windows Server 2012 SMB 3.0

Protocol Documentation