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Archives: September 2013

SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for September 2013

I have gone through and made some minor updates and bug fixes for all of my SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for this month. I have also added a new version for SQL Server 2014.

Rather than having a separate blog post for each version, I’ll just put the links…

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 24 September 2013

Selecting an Appropriate Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 Family Processor for SQL Server 2012

Intel has finally released the 22nm Xeon E5-2600 v2 Family (Ivy Bridge-EP) of processors that will be used in two-socket servers. These processors have slightly better single-threaded performance than the previous 32nm Xeon E5-2600 Family (Sandy Bridge-EP) processors, along with higher physical core counts and lower power usage.

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 18 September 2013

TPC-E Benchmark Results for Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2

Two new TPC-E benchmark results have shown up for two-socket database servers using the brand new, 22nm Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 (Ivy Bridge-EP) processor. The first result is for an IBM System x3650 M4 with 512GB of RAM, that has a score of 2590.93. The second result is for a… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 12 September 2013