Discover the different file systems available in Windows Server 2016. The benefits and limitations of the FAT file system is presented and contrasted with the NT File System or NTFS. The newer Resilient File System or ReFS is also presented with its benefits, especially when storing virtual hard drive files.
- [Instructor] So far in this chapter,…we have set up our physical disks,…configured them to be dynamic disks,…and then we've broken them up in two volumes,…including mirrored sets, there is a simple volume,…and over here we do have a striped volume.…There is a color key at the bottom…that includes only the types of volumes…that are being used on this server at the time.…The last piece of this preparation of our hard drives…is formatting them to hold data.…Now we were prompted during the creation…of the volume to do a format.…
And you can tell by looking at this view…that some formatting has been applied,…but before you start saving any data to any new volume,…you need to make sure that you've selected…the file system that will serve you best.…There are three choices of file systems in Server 2016…and they are the file allocation table or FAT,…the new technology file system, or NTFS,…and a file system that was introduced in Server 2012,…the resilient file system, or ReFS.…
Now, FAT is the oldest method of formatting…
AuthorScott M Burrell
- Installing from a disk or image
- Using the Desktop Experience
- Installing Windows Server from a network
- Working with command-line IPv4 vs. IPv6
- NIC teaming
- Managing roles
- Adding features
- Managing storage
- Working with virtual hard disks and remote volumes
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Install
2. Configure Network Environment
3. Manage Roles and Features
4. Manage Storage
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