Windows Server 2016 Data Deduplication users: please install KB4013429!

Hi folks! Based on several customer bug reports, we have issued a critical fix for Data Deduplication in Windows Server 2016 in the most recent Windows update package, KB4013429. This patch fixes an issue where corruptions may appear in files larger than 2.2 TB. While we always recommend keeping your system up-to-date, based on the… 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