troubleshooting Question

How can I become less confused about my VM disk management on my Hypervisor

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OK, I am not sure this is a question. I was running very low on my C: drive of my RDS VM so I expanded it. I was running a little low on the C: drive of my Essentials VM, so I expanded it. Of course, once you expand them using the wizard on the Hyper-V manager, you have to extend the drive in disk management. I did this on the C: drive of the RDS. I thought I did on the C: drive of the Ess VM. That is where I got super confused.

HV Disk management.PNG

This is a snippet of my HV disk management (which happens to look exactly the same as the disk management for just the Essentials VM.

The top part looks fine, but I am not sure why the DB is not all on disk 1 with the data all on disk 2. And, why are there three DB partitions? Couldn't they all be on disk 1.

I have screenshots of just about everything if they help but it just makes it all that more confusing with sizes based on Edit and Inspect in the wizard and others. I can post them all. Just wanted to start with the basics.

This stuff is rather new to me. This was all set up originally by an IT engineer.

The hyper-v is Windows Server 2019 while the Essentials VM and RDS VM are both 2016.
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