Tag: ReFS

Windows Server 2019 – Salvaging ReFS Data from corrupted volumes!

The ReFS filesystem is commonly used for Virtualization, Backup, and Microsoft Exchange because of its resiliency, real-time tier optimization, faster virtual machine operations, and great scalability. But until recently, ReFS didn’t support data deduplication, which was available on NTFS formatted volumes only. Data deduplication can provide significant savings on storage costs by using block-level technology …

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Microsoft ReFS – What’s new?

Hi! First, I took three weeks off around! Hope that everyone had a relaxing summer vacation and that you are ready to read new Blog posts! 🙂 As you know, while overall ReFS stability has much improved, there’s still one major issue with the ReFS driver memory management, which causes kernel memory usage to spike …

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ReFS – Microsoft releases new stability fixes (KB4098787)

Hi, last week Microsoft has finally released the ReFS stability fixes KB4098787 (from KB4077525) for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 that fixes ReFS lockup problems with Veeam repositories. I wrote about the changelog a few weeks ago. Another change is that this update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update (although you …

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ReFS – Microsoft releases cumulative update 4077525!

Hi, last week Microsoft has finally released the ReFS stability patch KB4077525 (February 22, 2018) for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 that fixes ReFS lockup problems with Veeam repositories. In the “Last Word from Gostev“, he wrote that in the change log, there are just a couple of modest lines about ReFS performance improvements, …

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Microsoft ReFS new driver version fixed all issues!

UPDATED (February 26, 2018): ReFS – Microsoft releases cumulative update 4077525! ______________ Hi, the confirmation that beta ReFS driver version 10.0.14393.1934 fixed all issues, including from those with very large volumes. And reported are not just those repository server lockups fixed, but also a significantly improved performance of all backup operations. These were all excellent …

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