Written by on 05/15/2017

The Microsoft file managing systems, New Technology File System (NTFS) and the Resilient File system (ReFS) make the storage retrieval of file easy on your computer. The NTFS has been there for years, but in 2012 Microsoft came up with the ReFS which the company says it’s much reliable than the NTFS. However many people across the world are yet to adopt the ReFS as they still using NTFS to manage their files. Many users thought that the introduction of resilient file system was to replace the new technology file system which is not the case. The two file managing systems are still working excellently although not many understand the difference between the two. How then are ReFS different from NTFS?

What to know about ReFS

We asked Data Analyzers what they knew about the ReFS file system. They informed us that research and development was already being conducted. During the launch of the resilient file system in 2012, the Microsoft Company was happy to announce the new experience the system users will enjoy. The ReFS has the capability of handling massive files and at the same time ensure a high level of data integrity. ReFS can support a file volume of up to one yottabyte and a single file weighing 16 exabytes.

What are the ReFS pros?

The ReFS has been able to bring a lot of changes and new experience in data file management since it has quality features which are beneficial in the following ways;



The New Technology File System has been in use for many years, and many people still prefer using it despite the introduction of ReFS. An essential aspects many users of the system is the capability to recover files in case of any system failure. NTFS also compresses the data automatically to fit in your operating system to enable comfortable reading and writing.



The NTFS can be a perfect file managing system but in some cases may not be appropriate thus drawing the following disadvantages;

1 Response to ReFS vs. NTFS

  1. Millie Burnett says:

    NTFS is still working with my Pc and fell comfortable as of the moment.

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