What’s the minimum size of a container, or a volume, in APFS? The answer can range from 1.05 MB up to 167.8 MB, it appears.
Adding volumes in APFS is quick and simple. But why would you ever want to add a container to a disk? An exploration of their differences, and when containers are useful.
How does the volume structure differ between Fusion Drives in HFS+ and APFS formats? Does Disk Utility show an accurate picture?
I’ve got two volumes showing in the Finder. So how come diskutil list tells me I’ve got four disks with a total of 12 partitions?
Summary of the hidden folders and files you’re most likely to encounter at the top level of a volume, and at the top level of your Home folder.
In recent years, most Mac users have stopped partitioning drives into volumes. In High Sierra, you will probably want to use volumes again. Lots.
Being a hybrid, naming disks and volumes can get complex in OS X. This article demystifies them.