A partition table or partition scheme is a resource that allocates all partitions within the system.
Type of partition table:
- Master Boot Record (MBR)
- GUID Partition Table (GPT)
Master Boot Record (MBR) is older than GPT.
Each partition within a GUID Partition Table (GPT) uses a GUID.
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- Microsoft; “Describe Master Boot Record and Grid Partition Table partitions“; Microsoft