Some NTFS recommendations

Technorati Tags: NTFS,Windows Server Recommended disk cluster size for NTFS During windows installation windows formats the partition based on the geometry of the disk, following table shows what is the recommended cluster size based on the size. CLUSTER SIZE         MAX NTFS VOLUME SIZE (bytes RAW) 512   2,199,023,255,552 (2TB) 1024 4,398,046,511,104 (4TB) 2048 8,796,093,022,208 (8TB) 4096…

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Self-healing NTFS in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

I ask this question to a customer who ask me about how Windows Server 2008 can help them achieve higher availability for their data. Have you ever had some weird disk or system behavior on your system volume, discovered or believed it was disk corruption, and then ran “chkdsk c: /f” on it only to…

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