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Win2016, SMR Drives, & ReFSv2 SMR Tiering

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Hi Folks,

Microsoft have formally stated that Windows 2016 ReFS V2 has a specific SMR Tier, designed so the OS / File System can intelligently work with the limitations of SMR drives...

So far so good.

But, I have been unable to find information as to what drives work with this... does this integrate well with "any" SMR drive, or does it require specific (host manageable ) drive models?

Can it work with basic Drive Managed SMR drives (can it work effectively that is!) - such as the Seagate Archive series / Exos E5?

Has anyone experimented with this, any experiences? (good or bad!?)

Thanks

 

 

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