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Big drives, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Big drives

It's not uncommon to find big drives in new servers. Some people might suggest to format it with one NTFS based C:\ drive, but I suggest you don't listen to them. Not placing dynamic data on your C:\ drive is a best practice. This practice requires you to make other disks, volumes or partitions.


Big Drives, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Big drives

I can imagine that after reading part 1 of the 'Big Drive Problem" one essential question remained unanswered and haunted your thoughts: How big should I make my C:\ drive if I move every dynamic, sensitive or performance related piece of data from it? I intend to answer that question in this post.