Tag Archive: Data deduplication

Nov 19

Windows Server 2012 – File System Resiliency (ReFS) or Data Deduplication (NTFS)?

Windows Server 2012 – File System Resiliency (ReFS) or Data Deduplication (NTFS)? One of the features of Windows Server 2012 R2 that I’ve been doing research as of late is the new file system Resilient File System ReFS). The big question as you can imagine is whether to use it or not. What became clear …

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Mar 15

What is: fsdmhost.exe

What is: fsdmhost.exe Fsdmhost.exe is the executable file for the Microsoft File Server Data Management Host process. Thus far a lot of people run into this process on a Windows 2012 server because it is in charge of data de-duplication. As most of you would have found out, this process can become resource intensive. The service uses …

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