Archives: February 2011
It’s official, I’ll be speaking at SQLSaturday #63 April 2nd. It is something near and dear to my heart, solid state storage. If you have seen me speak recently at any of the other SQLSaturdays you know I love talking about I/O. This time around I’ll be focusing on one… Read more
A Thousand Men Marching Still Only March As Fast As One Man.
la·ten·cy - Computers . the time required to locate the first bit or character in a storage location, expressed as access timeminus word time.
Often when talking to people about performance they get rapped around the MB/Sec number… Read more
As an old school DBA and always having cheap frugal employers, I have rolled my own management and monitoring solutions. I’ve shared bits and pieces of it over the years to colleagues and to the community but never the whole thing at one go. I did try and build a… Read more
"It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so." - Mark Twain
I try and keep this quote in my mind whenever I’m teaching about new technologies. You often hear the same things parroted over and over again… Read more