Windows Server 2016 Data Deduplication users: please install KB4013429!

Please note: all updates to Windows Server 2016 are cumulative, so any current or future KB will the fixes described in this blog post. Microsoft always recommends taking the latest KB. Hi folks! Based on several customer bug reports, we have issued a critical fix for Data Deduplication in Windows Server 2016 in the most… Read more

Cluster size recommendations for ReFS and NTFS

Microsoft’s file systems organize storage devices based on cluster size. Also known as the allocation unit size, cluster size represents the smallest amount of disk space that can be allocated to hold a file. Because ReFS and NTFS don’t reference files at a byte granularity, the cluster size is the smallest unit of size that… Read more