The NTFS windows file system has introduced several features that improve the performance, stability, and reliability of file storage. Of these, three features lend themselves to advanced methods of information storage and collation. Few applications have, however, made extensive use of these features. This article introduces these features and identifies some of the potential uses each one exhibits.
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