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In my Azure roles I don't really care of what happens if the virtual machine crashes - I'll get a new one with completely reset and intact disks if that happens. So to me NTFS write-ahead logging that ensures that the filesystem remains intact is just waste of time.

Can I disable write-ahead logging in NTFS?

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No, not that I'm aware of. NTFS' behaviour can be modified in a limited sense using fsutil behavior.

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