Mike sent us his Diskeeper 2011 Disk Performance Report showing 322,347 Disk Access I/Os saved! Mike is the winner of the drawing for the $100 American Express gift card!
One of the most significant features in Windows 2008R2 (for Hyper-V) is Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) for virtual disks (vhd). This allows NTFS to behave similar to a clustered file system, addressing many limitations found in Hyper-V storage with the original release (Windows 2008). There are three online [...]
If you're a Windows Home Server enthusiast, you've no doubt heard the unfortunate news that Drive Extender (DE) is being removed from the upcoming new version of WHS (codename Vail). DEv2 was, by all accounts, an ambitious project, designed to solve many storage problems for [...]
When installing Diskeeper, many users will schedule a boot-time defragmentation immediately after running the product. Even though a boot-time fragmentation is safe, in many instances, this is not necessary and a boot-time defragmentation will require the computer to be restarted to complete the process. A [...]
Last week we were in New Orleans at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference. Diskeeper Corporation staff met with numerous Microsoft PMs and executives regarding existing and future partnership opportunities. Derek De Vette, who overseas partner relations here at Diskeeper Coporation, met with Becky Lymberis, Senior Marketing Manager, Solutions [...]
Here is a cool success story I thought I'd share: "We find Diskeeper to be vital and we use it for our virtual servers (VMware) as well. We redirect our user desktops and My Documents folders to network shares and have found the response times [...]
We are following suit with Microsoft, which is offering an additional complimentary license of Windows XP for users of high end Windows 7 editions. That "feature" is called XP Mode. All of our current and future products (Diskeeper, HyperFast, Undelete) will include an allowance to [...]
Find out (a little bit) more here at Microsoft's Virtualization Partner site.