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NTFS allocation size

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
  What is the optimal NTFS allocation unit size (4K, 8K, 32K, 64K, 128K..)  for Analysis 2008 data storage?

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