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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Administrator's Companion, 2nd Edition by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Chapter 20. Managing Storage

Hard-drive prices have plummeted, capacities have soared, and demand has risen accordingly. While some administrators manage storage crises by simply adding more storage, this approach can lead to an unmanageable amount of storage and devices, complicating backup and archival tasks, and leading to backwaters of the network where vast quantities of data sit unused or where users store their personal music and movie collections, consuming yet more resources.

By managing your storage more wisely, you can manage the growth in storage on the network, avoid storage crises such ...

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