Using PowerShell to collect information for Storage Troubleshooting (Part 1: Hotfixes and System Events)

This will be part of a series of posts on how to utilize PowerShell to easily collect system information useful for troubleshooting Storage issues. In my first installment, we will cover the collection of currently installed Hotfixes, and collection of specific system events related to storage.   Collecting a list of installed hotfixes: The following…


New NTFS CHKDSK whitepaper

Just wanted to let everyone know that the filesystem team has released a new whitepaper “NTFS CHKDSK Best Practices and Performance”, which is available at the link below: “NTFS Chkdsk Best Practices and Performance” There are also some additional articles discussing this as the links below: http://blogs.technet.com/b/storageserver/archive/2011/02/23/guidance-for-sizing-ntfs-volumes.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2011/02/22/new-white-paper-providing-guidance-for-sizing-ntfs-volumes.aspx Thanks, Bruce