Backing up data is more important than ever, as data centers store larger volumes of information and organizations face various threats such as ransomware and other digital risks. Microsoft’s Resilient File System or ReFS offers a more robust solution than the old NT File System. In fact, Microsoft has stated that ReFS is the preferred data volume for Windows Server 2016. ReFS is an ideal solution for backup storage. By utilizing the ReFS BlockClone API, Veeam has developed Fast Clone, a fast, efficient storage backup solution. This solution offers organizations peace of mind through a more advanced approach to synthetic full backups.
In this tech brief, you will learn about Microsoft’s Resilient File System (ReFS) and how Veeam leverages this technology for its Fast Clone backup functionality.