Number of Files per directory limitation.
Posted on 2004-08-19
I am using a Win2000 box as a file server. In other words putting all the files in one directory. There is a third patry database which makes a reference to the filenames to the metadata. I heard that there is limitation in every OS keeping number of files in one directory before its performance decreases (which accessing files), Is there is a number for Win2000.
I have to store around 500,000 files over a period of time.