This paper examines the impact that disk fragmentation has on servers. Storage servers can experience high levels of disk thrashing caused from excessive file fragmentation. It also examines a series of tests that were conducted and their results to look at common server tasks that are likely to be affected by disk fragmentation.
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This edition of WinStorage ezine, from SearchWinComputing.com, will cover: Enhancements and limitations of DFS in R2, the good and bad news of the dropping price of storage and five storage management tasks that are a waste of time.
This paper compares the enterprise-targeted technologies in the Diskeeper performance software product line with the basic defragmentation solution offered in Windows’ more recent operating system releases. It outlines 22 considerations and solutions for defragmentation which is critical to the performance of every windows system.
This paper examines how to maximize the performance of your Windows SAN infrastructure. The SAN’s role is to provide the storage; the operating system’s job is to deliver that data in a manner that works best. It also examines the benefits of defragmentation.
Discover how the Williams Formula 1 team keeps modernization on track by revamping infrastructure to improve collaboration by executing a migration to Office 365, accompanied by hyper-converged architecture implementation. Read on to learn from Williams, and bolster your own collaboration toolset.
Which types of flash make the most sense for a virtualized environment? In this expert guide, George Crump evaluates the durability of three types of flash—single-level, multi-level, and triple-level cell. Read on to also delve into three flash form factors to consider when implementing it on virtual workloads.
Performance monitoring for virtual storage is very difficult due to the hypervisor lacking the insight into what's happening with that storage. This expert guide illustrates how to improve the performance of your virtual server storage with 10 proven methods.
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