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Windows Server® 2012 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 14. Managing File Systems and Storage

Understanding the disk and file-system structure

Using FAT

Using NTFS

Advanced NTFS features

Using ReFS

Using file-based compression

Managing disk quotas

Automated disk maintenance

Automated optimization of disks

Managing storage spaces

Chapter 12, discussed storage management, which primarily focuses on storage technologies and techniques for configuring storage. As discussed in that chapter, disks can be apportioned in many ways but ultimately must be formatted with a particular file system. The file system provides the environment for working with files and folders. Windows Server 2012 provides file allocation table (FAT) and NT file system (NTFS) as the basic file-system types. These file systems and their ...

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