In this Post we will learn about the Second Generation Virtual Machines Concept ( From SCSI Drive’s perspective ) in Windows Server 2012 . This is a new Feature in Windows Server 2012 . As we all know that SCSI Drives offer better performance than the IDE’s . In Windows Server 2012 , if you create the VM’s you will se SCSI Drives only and no IDE’s .

Windows Server 2012 new Features


As you can see in the Image below when we see the settings of Second Generation VM’s in Windows server 2012 we see only SCSI drive option

Second Generation Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2012