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.
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.
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