|Subject:||Re: Optimal Free Space|
|Posted by:||Pegasus [MVP] (ne…@microsoft.com)|
|Date:||Thu, 23 Apr 2009|
"Server 2003 Hard Disk" <Server 2003 Hard Di…@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote in message news:0E197C97-4636-494E-A0B3-8962F45EA5…@microsoft.com...
> Does anyone know what amount Windows Server 2003R2 will get the optimal
> performance with free hard disk space?
> Thank you.
There is no "optimal" figure - a partition that is 10% full will perform at
the same speed as one that is 50% full. However, it is common practice to
leave at least 20% of disk space free and to defrag data partitions once
every so often.
Optimal Free Space posted by Server 2003 Hard Disk on Thu, 23 Apr 2009