Mike Metcalf (9/23/2008)
We use Snapshots in our production system, what I am wondering is whether the snapshots for the tests were on the same disks as the main database file, or seperate ones, and also whether the snapshots themselves were on seperate disks?
For the first set of tests (insert, update, delete) everything was on 1 drive. It was a workstation PC, it only had one drive.
The second test that I did (deletes on the server) the snapshot files were separate from the data and log files. iirc, I put them onto the drive used for backups (which was not in use at that time)
I didn't have enough drives (even on the server) to test with one snapshot per drive. If they are, I would imagine the effect is drastically reduced.
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