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what is the difference between basic disks and dinamyic disks?

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what is the difference between basic disks and dynamic disks?

could you please explain with one scenario.

Please help.
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Question by:satheesh kumar
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by:Erik Bjers
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A dynamic disk will allow you to do things like expand or shrink volumes as well as create soft arrays with multiple physical disks.

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Mostly used by Microsoft, so here's the link to their explanation:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa363785(v=vs.85).aspx

Mostly only used for their Software RAID options.
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by:satheesh kumar
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On basic disk what can I perform?
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by:Erik Bjers
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Satheesh,

This, and your other recent questions sound like homework questions.  There is lots of documentation on the web for what the differences are between dynamic and basic disks and google search like "Differences between dynamic and basic disk" will likely give you all the answers you need.

This site is meant to assist people who are having problems in their production, testing, or development environments and not to help people with homework.

If this is a homework question please request it be closed and do the research.
If this is not a homework question I apologize for assuming it was.

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by:satheesh kumar
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Hi Erik,

You are in the Expert level, so you feel it these are the home work questions, and I know this site is ment to help the
production related problems.  I assume that Expert can easily provide the accurate answer the basic questions, so that will helpful to face the next level problems in the production environment.  No problem I will do my home work,

one of the expert provided the link:
 https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa363785(v=vs.85).aspx, it belongs to microsoft, I will refer that.

Thanks for your advice.
Satheesh
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by:satheesh kumar
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I asked very basic questions, as a expert you guided me to properly by providing the correct link, I am very happy.
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