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DEFINITION: The Windows File System (WinFS) is Microsoft's new storage system for its upcoming SQL Server release. Along with serving as a database for structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, WinFS serves as a programming model that lets developers exchange data across applications and organize data in more constructive ways. According to Microsoft, it is not intended to replace NTFS, or the New Technology  … 
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Data Storage Systems White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
Flash Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users: Workload Performance and Adoption Sentiment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover how 1,000 expert storage users responded to the question, "What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization?" and assess how well flash pairs with VDI, big data, Microsoft SQL Server, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Get the Facts About HPE Storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In the following infographic, learn about a flash vendor that can deliver on leading performance, affordability, and enterprise data services.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Your Guide to Choosing the Right Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solution
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper classifies the different types of hyper-converged infrastructure and presents a detailed buyer's guide to help you decide which one is best for your organization.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

DataCore Software Corporation

The Evolution of Storage: What's Next for Flash
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: The following exclusive article examines the ever-pressing need for businesses to get more performance out of their storage environments and introduces Rack-Scale Flash—a new way forward in cost-effectively removing latency and greatly improving storage agility. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

EMC

451 Report: Infinio's Flashless Cache
sponsored by Infinio
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a newly developed caching software that uses existing RAM within VMware host servers to boost application performance without the use of expensive Flash drives and servers.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

Infinio

Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic Virtual Desktop Deployment Utility in a VMware Environment
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a storage solution that was built for VDI deployments. Discover the specific features this system possesses to adequately perform for VDI and learn about the benefits this technology can provide. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Dell and VMware

Advancements in Enterprise Flash Storage Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a new solution to cost-effective flash storage.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

IBM

Storage I/O Performance Testing: How to Design, Size and Deploy a VMware View-Based VDI Solution
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper presents the results of a series of storage I/O performance tests and provides storage sizing guidance and best practices based on those results for a VMware View based VDI solution.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Dell and VMware

Risk Free Storage for VDI
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the performance requirements and backup challenges associated with providing storage for VDI, and explores how a flash-enabled storage solution can offer a solid platform for VDI environments.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 10 Dec 2013

Nimble Storage

The Future of The VDI Market: A Flash Implementation Case Study
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from searchVirtualStorage.com examines how VDI support technologies can now be used to create a seamless ecosystem of storage, servers and endpoints as well as networking, monitoring, security and other essential tools.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Pure Storage
 
 
DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): … The Windows File System (WinFS) is Microsoft's new storage system for its upcoming SQL Server release. Along with serving as a database for structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, WinFS serves as a programming model that lets developers exchange data across applications and organize data in more constructive ways. According to Microsoft, it is not intended to replace NTFS, or the New Technology File System, which is used in Windows NT, but will serve as a link between NTFS and Vista's application layer.Initially, WinFS was Microsoft's storage system of choice for its upcoming Windows Vista operating system, and WinFS, the Windows Presentation Foundation and Windows Communication Foundation made up the so-called "three pillars" of Vista. In 2004, Microsoft announced that WinFS would not be included in Vista, and in June 2006 the company said WinFS would be bundled into the next release of SQL Server and would not be a stand-alone product.
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