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Microsoft® Windows® Home Server 2011 Unleashed, Third Edition by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 15. Tuning Windows Home Server Performance

How hard Windows Home Server works depends on many factors, but it mostly depends on how you and the others on your network use the server. If you mostly use Windows Home Server for nightly backups and nobody on the network generates tons of content each day, Windows Home Server’s workload will always be fairly light (particularly after every client has been backed up at least once). In this kind of situation, server performance is not a big issue. However, if you use Windows Home Server not only for backups, but for file storage; recording TV ...

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