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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
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 346 reads

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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BYOC

With people becoming smarter about technology, does it make sense for them to choose their own computer? Steve Jones thinks so.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/11/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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BYOC

With people becoming smarter about technology, does it make sense for them to choose their own computer? Steve Jones thinks so.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/11/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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BYOC

With people becoming smarter about technology, does it make sense for them to choose their own computer? Steve Jones thinks so.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/11/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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BYOC

With people becoming smarter about technology, does it make sense for them to choose their own computer? Steve Jones thinks so.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/11/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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SQL Server local disk storage to SANs

Storage area networks (SANs) improve SQL Server performance. Set up SANs on SQL Server with these best practices on migrating to, and configuring SANs.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/07/07 | Source: SearchSQLServer | Category: hardware
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SAN basics every SQL Server DBA must know

Learn storage area network (SAN) basics that SQL Server DBAs must know. Understand SQL storage concerning RAID levels, redundancy and snapshots vs. backups.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/06/16 | Source: SearchSQLServer | Category: hardware
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Multiple Personality

The Friday poll this week looks at porting to other chipsets.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/04/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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