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Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek

David Klee is all around geek who loves data - including the platform it resides on, virtualizing it, improving performance, availability, and disaster recoverability, and data presentation and visualization. He frequently advises organizations on the techniques of migrating their business-critical physical SQL Servers to the VMware infrastructure in his day job as Solutions Architect. David speaks at many national SQL Saturday events and SQL Server User Group meetings, as well as writes technical columns on SQL Server and virtualization topics on various blogs. He is on Twitter (https://twitter.com/kleegeek), LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidaklee), and blogs frequently (http://www.davidklee.net).

Archives: December 2012

vSphere 5.1 Performance Statistic History Bug

I just discovered a few posts calling out a bug in the vSphere 5.1 vCenter performance statistic rollup procedure for performance statistics. Any performance statistics greater than 30 days are lost. VMware does not currently have a resolution, but I am sure they are working on this.

I consider this… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 31 December 2012

CPU Overcommitment and Its Impact on SQL Server Performance on VMware

In the early days of virtualization, the core focus of virtualization was primarily consolidation. You could achieve quite high consolidation ratios, with some even as great as 20 to 1. This consolidation worked great for applications like file and print servers, development workloads, or other very lightly used servers. The… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 17 December 2012

SQL Saturday #173 Washington DC wrap up

Today I spoke at the Washington DC SQL Saturday #173. I first spent some time in the SQL Server Performance panel session and then went straight into my Virtualizing Business Critical SQL Server session.

You can download the slide deck here, and I’ll be uploading it to the SQLSaturday… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 9 December 2012