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.
This expert e-guide examines how unmanaged data is affecting storage infrastructure. It also gives insight from data management guru John Toigo on the changes he sees coming in the world of contemporary data management techniques and practices.
In this expert e-guide, learn some best-practices to help ease the use of infrastructure and operations tools and get the most from automation tools. Additionally, explore the future of I&O tools and the anticipated features of these tools.
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