Jerry Nixon on Windows: Windows Server 8 and ReFS

Jerry Nixon on Windows

Friday, January 20, 2012

Windows Server 8 and ReFS

Building Windows 8 is an inside look from the Windows engineer team. In this recent article, the team discusses ReFS – an exciting storage feature of Windows 8 Server.

imageToday, NTFS is the most widely used, advanced, and feature rich file system in broad use. But when you’re reimagining Windows, as we are for Windows 8, we don’t rest on past successes, and so with Windows 8 we are also introducing a newly engineered file system. ReFS, (which stands for Resilient File System), is built on the foundations of NTFS, so it maintains crucial compatibility while at the same time it has been architected and engineered for a new generation of storage technologies and scenarios.

Read the whole article here.