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* On MBR disks, the database is contained in the last 1 megabyte (MB) of the disk.
 
* On MBR disks, the database is contained in the last 1 megabyte (MB) of the disk.
 
* On GPT disks, the database is contained in a 1-MB reserved (hidden) partition known as the Logical Disk Manager (LDM) Metadata partition.
 
* On GPT disks, the database is contained in a 1-MB reserved (hidden) partition known as the Logical Disk Manager (LDM) Metadata partition.
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== Types of logical volumes ==
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* Simple Volumes
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* Spanned Volumes
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* Striped Volumes
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* Mirrored Volumes (Server editions of Windows 2000, Windows 2003)
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* RAID-5 Volumes (Server editions of Windows 2003)
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== Also see ==
 
== Also see ==

Revision as of 05:14, 14 September 2012

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The Windows Logical Disk Manager, is commonly abbreviated to LDM.

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On-disk structures

According to TECHNET:

The location of the database is determined by the partition style of the disk.

  • On MBR disks, the database is contained in the last 1 megabyte (MB) of the disk.
  • On GPT disks, the database is contained in a 1-MB reserved (hidden) partition known as the Logical Disk Manager (LDM) Metadata partition.

Types of logical volumes

  • Simple Volumes
  • Spanned Volumes
  • Striped Volumes
  • Mirrored Volumes (Server editions of Windows 2000, Windows 2003)
  • RAID-5 Volumes (Server editions of Windows 2003)


Also see

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