Choosing Shadow Copy Storage Area on Hyper-v guest

What is the best way of configuring Server 2012 R2 (running as a Hyper-V guest) Shadow Copy Storage Areas?

On real physical servers I have tried to use a complete separate disk array for storing Shadow Copies as this splits the VSS snapshot loads

Is there any advantage in creating a separate .vhdx disk for storing Shadow Copies if both original disk and its VSS shadow copy data are on the same host disk array?
ARamptonAsked:
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kevinhsiehCommented:
I believe that there is an advantage to splitting the shadow copy storage area to a separate VHDX, because if the VM sees too much disk activity on the main volume, it may delete shadow copies stored on that same volume. The fact that it is virtual and all sharing the same physical spindles doesn't really change the calculus at all.
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ARamptonAuthor Commented:
I will try this
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kevinhsiehCommented:
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