Chapter 14 -- Managing Data Storage

Chapter 14

Managing Data Storage

About This Chapter

This chapter introduces data storage management on volumes formatted with NT file system (NTFS). You will learn about compression, which allows you to store more data on a disk, and you will learn about disk quotas, which allow you to control how much space a user can use on a disk. You will learn how you can increase the security of files and folders on your computer by using the Microsoft Encrypting File System (EFS). You will also learn about defragmenting a disk, which allows your system to access and save files and folders more efficiently.

Before You Begin

To complete this chapter, you must have

  • A computer that meets the minimum hardware requirements listed in the preface, About This Book
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional installed on the computer