Gerard

With over 20 years of experience in the data & analytics space, I’ve helped many customers architect, design and implement modern, cloud data platforms to turn data into a strategic advantage.

I specialise in Microsoft’s suite of data technologies, both in Azure and on-premise. I have however worked with many other vendor products over the years. I have successfully delivered multiple solutions leveraging technologies including but not limited to; Azure Data Factory v2, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Analysis Services, Power BI, Azure SQL Database, Azure Batch and various flavours of IaaS workloads in hybrid environments.

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Initial Config of tempdb

What are the initial config sizes for the tempdb primary data files, secondary data files, and log files in SQL Server 2022?

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