How to Create Simple Volume in Windows Server 2003 | Video
Posted on June 16th, 2011 in HowTo's, Microsoft, Technology Updates, Windows Server 2003
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Definition and Concepts
Definition of Simple Volume and Create a Simple Volume Windows Server 2003 is quite easy. If we have one physical disk, all the volumes we will create on it will be simple volumes. These are not fault tolerant. However, we can mirror them to make them fault tolerant; in that way they will become mirrored volumes. If we expand a simple volume engages taking free space on a disk and adding it to the existing volume. We can also expand a simple volume across different disks, but then it will be a spanned volume. And we cannot merge these operations because we cannot mirror a spanned volume. Simple volume offers 100 percent use of disk space. When we format a dynamic volume using the Microsoft Disk Management console, only NTFS file system choice is available. But if we want to format in FAT or FAT32, we can do so by using Format command in the command-line. This is the brief little definition of Simple Volume and Create a Simple Volume Windows Server 2003.