In the Oven

Here's a couple of development projects in the works. Diskeeper Server Enterprise Edition will be adding support for the Intel Itanium platform in the next few weeks. Speaking of Intel, you may be aware that we have a partnership with them and some flavors of...

Apples to Apples

Following up on Paul's recent posting on free space consolidation, I felt the following blog has some relevance. Please note that Paul's post has received quite a bit of feedback and I will respond to that in the next few days, time permitting, because it is a...

Microsoft and Diskeeper Agree on Free Space Defrag

There has been some confusion in the past regarding free space defragmentation. Some people in the industry believed that after a defragmentation job free space should be consolidated into one pool. Here at Diskeeper Corporation we have long since maintained that this...

New Microsoft Defragmentation Recommendations

A new Microsoft TechNet article, Maintaining Windows 2000 Peak Performance through Defragmentation, was recently published. The article provides a very good overview on disk fragmentation. From 2005 to 2006 Microsoft has improved dramatically in their defrag schedule...

Defrag your virtual servers daily!

Several months ago I blogged on the importance of defragmenting virtual servers. I was very pleased to see a recent article in Redmond Magazine discussing VMware, storage virtualization and defragmentation. The following is a choice quote from the article:...