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SQL Server Workload Types and Hardware Selection

There are two primary relational workload types that SQL Server commonly has to deal with, the first being Online Transaction...  Read more...
By GlennBerry 2011/01/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Handy Hardware Assessment Tools For SQL Server

Here is a small selection of useful tools for getting some specific hardware information from any Windows based system you...  Read more...
By GlennBerry 2010/11/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Living Moore's Law

eBay has quite a new data center in Utah, replacing all their hardware on a two year cycle. Steve Jones thinks that would be a challenge, and an exciting one at that.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/10/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Solid State Disks and SQL Server

An interesting result from a recent test of SSDs in SQL Server by Wes Brown. A surprising discovery is important for anyone thinking about using SSDs to know.  Read more...
By Wesley Brown 2012/03/09 (first published: 2010/04/08) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ssd
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MySpace Using SSDs

Glenn Barry (blog, twitter) posted a note about MySpace using Fusion-IO PCi-E cards to replace hard drives in their systems....  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Moore's Law

Moore's Law has been in the front of technical people's minds for years. However is the end of it's applicability to our world near? This Friday Steve Jones asks if you pay attention to the news about processor hardware.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Moore's Law

Moore's Law has been in the front of technical people's minds for years. However is the end of it's applicability to our world near? This Friday Steve Jones asks if you pay attention to the news about processor hardware.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Moore's Law

Moore's Law has been in the front of technical people's minds for years. However is the end of it's applicability to our world near? This Friday Steve Jones asks if you pay attention to the news about processor hardware.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Moore's Law

Moore's Law has been in the front of technical people's minds for years. However is the end of it's applicability to our world near? This Friday Steve Jones asks if you pay attention to the news about processor hardware.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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EVA Partition Alignment

Partition alignment is a well documented best practice, but does it have any benefit on an HP EVA?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/09/09 | Source: SQL-Server-Pro | Category: hardware
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Disk Partitiona Alignment Best Practices for SQL Server

Disk partition alignment is a powerful tool for improving SQL Server performance. Configuring optimal disk performance is often viewed as much art as science. A best practice that is essential yet often overlooked is disk partition alignment. Windows Server 2008 attempts to align new partitions out-of-the-box, yet disk partition alignment remains a relevant technology for partitions created on prior versions of Windows.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/08/18 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: performance tuning
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HP Mini Netbook – Day 2

I arrived in Richmond, VA this morning earlier than expected. I was meeting a few people and things were pushed back, so I had the chance to go by Best Buy and find a USB->VGA adapter. Apparently they don’t have the HP VGA cable, so I got this adapter...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas……

We got something good in the mail last week! Some quick observations: The build quality is outstanding. Nothing cheap at all about this card. The engineering that has gone into this shows in every way. It is made up of modules that...   Read more...
By Wesley Brown 2009/06/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Understanding File System IO, Lessons Learned From SQL Server

I do more than just SQL Server. I enjoy programming. In my former life I have worked with C/C++ and Assembler. I also spent quite a bit of time in Visual Basic. I loved it for prototyping and what we now call RAD development efforts.  Read more...
By Wesley Brown 2009/06/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Flash

Flash. Flash Gordon. There have been a few "Flash"es in Steve Jones career, and the newest one looks interesting.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Flash

Flash. Flash Gordon. There have been a few "Flash"es in Steve Jones career, and the newest one looks interesting.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Flash

Flash. Flash Gordon. There have been a few "Flash"es in Steve Jones career, and the newest one looks interesting.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Flash

Flash. Flash Gordon. There have been a few "Flash"es in Steve Jones career, and the newest one looks interesting.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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SSD, The Game Changer

I’ve often described SQL Server to people new to databases as a data pump. Just like a water pump, you have limited capacity to move water in or out of a system usually measured in gallons per hour. If you want to upgrade your pumping systems it can be...  Read more...
By Wesley Brown 2009/04/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Netbooks - Hands On Review

The other day I was wandering around Best Buy and noticed that they had a few netbooks for sale. I stopped by because I've considered using one for presentations and some light travel, instead of lugging around my full sized notebook. Vacations, maybe...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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