Performance impact of using File Server Resource Manager on large volumes
Published Apr 10 2019 01:05 AM 607 Views
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First published on TECHNET on Dec 13, 2005

A customer recently asked how performance is affected when you use File Server Resource Manager in R2 on large volumes. Based on our testing, here’s what to expect:

Quotas: Internal benchmarks have consistently shown I/O performance cost of less than 10% for tracking quotas on a volume. The cost remains fairly flat with volume size and number of quotas.

Screening: The I/O performance impact is negligible for this feature.

Reporting: Running reports can negatively impact server performance, though we do not have any hard benchmark data. It is recommended that storage reports be scheduled for off-peak hours.


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