> > -----Original Message----- > > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Hershel Robinson > > Sent: 23 July 2002 13:45 > > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > > Subject: [thelist] My first Robot > > > > The client thinks he wants a > > Windows platform > > and we estimate that the traffic will be up to 5 Gigabytes a > > month > > The client is, unfortunately, mistaken. Throw that much > crap through a Windows box and the hard disk'll be swiss > cheese inside 3 months from fragmentation. > > And defragging a production server basically means taking > it offline for about 6 hours. > > /me learned this one the hard way. have you heard about diskeeper hershel? supposedly it can defragment in the background as a service while the server is working preventing the need of taking the server offline. http://www.execsoft.com/diskeeper/diskeeper.asp?ad=w2kol2 (if anyone has experience with this, please share.) chris.