Friday, May 9, 2014

Partition alignment is still relevant on Windows servers

We found several Windows Server 2008 R2 servers with misaligned partitions. Partition alignment is still relevant for all Windows servers.

Also keep in mind partitions created on separate drives (RAID storage, SANs, etc) under an older OS will still be misaligned if they were migrated to a server on a new OS.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd758814%28v=sql.100%29.aspx