Recently I noticed the Windows partition on my Windows Home Server was running critically low on space. Given that I store most of my data on separate drives and partitions, I thought this was a curious problem to suddenly run into.
One use of my Windows Home Server is to use it as an always-on iTunes server that stores all my content, and serves it on-demand to my Apple TVs, iPhone, iPad and computers. All of my iOS devices sync to the iTunes server. It was when I connected my iPad to the Windows Home Server and it complained that it was unable to save my iPad backup to the computer that I suddenly realised where all my C: partition space had gone. iOS device backups. Read the rest of this entry »