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SQL Server Instant File Initialization (PQW)


SQL Server Instant File Initialization (PQW)

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Thanks Mike, glad you found it useful. Always test those changes in DEV first ;-)


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I just created a test database on my Dev machine and I don't see anything in the log about zeroing the data file or log file. What am I missing?

Thanks!
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Try Creating a database with a large filesize. e.g. 8gb or more and see how long it takes with instant initialization and with out
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heb1014 (4/3/2012)
I just created a test database on my Dev machine and I don't see anything in the log about zeroing the data file or log file. What am I missing?

Thanks!


Did you enable those traces like how John had described.

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Thanks Mohammed! I must have read too fast. Both flags have to be enabled to see the zeroing in the log and data files. Then, the service account must be added to the volume maintenance policy (followed by a restart).

Works now!
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Mohammed, good man. Thanks for stepping in and helping heb1014 in my absence, I appreciate it.


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John.Sansom (4/7/2012)
Mohammed, good man. Thanks for stepping in and helping heb1014 in my absence, I appreciate it.


You are welcome, :-)

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