A brief introduction of SSD
SSD is the abbreviation of solid-state drive. It can also be called electronic disk, which uses flash memory as storage medium. However, it access data in the same way as traditional block I/O hard disk drive. Compared with traditional disk, the speed of reading and writing for SSD is faster. The data can also be stored in SSD even if it’s power off. Because of its small size, it is portable and less vulnerable to external shock. Besides, it makes no noise while working and can run under wide range of temperature. It’s really suitable for containing operating system. But SSD costs more than the traditional disk and has time limitation of writing.
For possessing so many advantages, SSD is commonly used as boot drive to optimize system performance in Windows Server 2003. As is known to all, OS cannot be moved directly by copy or paste, So cloning OS is extremely complicated. For many server users, it may lead to data loss. Here comes a question: Is it possible to migrate Windows Server 2003 to SSD with safety?
The way to migrate Windows 2003 to SSD without data loss
Server partition manger- Partition Assistant Server Edition can be a good choice. Migrating Windows Server 2003 to SSD is its update. Cloning OS is just a piece of cake. Besides, partition can be well maintained by it. Such as, resize/ move/ split partition, etc. It works on Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 both 32 bite and64 bite.
Scenario: Your computer is running windows Server2003. The OS Partition is 8.15 G. You have a SSD: 128GB. Now, you have the intention of migrating windows 2003 to SSD.
Step- by- step procedures on how to migrate Windows Server 2003 to SSD
Free download Partition Assistant Server demo version to have a try.
Tips: Please be careful to read the note about booting operating system. Don’t forget to click “Apply”, or those pending operations would be canceled.