scalable hardware solution for 10TB now to 100TB in 3 years

  • Jeff Moden

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    mlbauer (1/25/2011)


    Hi,

    good question. The short answer is: We know our data will grow. We want to do our current tasks in the future, so we want 10x performance and capacity. It is not clear how fast our data will grow, so we want to be sure to have some additional capacity available.

    P.S.

    I have openend a small suvey about SAN systems here:

    http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1052953-377-1.aspx

    Have you considered simply partitioning the tables?

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  • mlbauer

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    Yes. We are using partitioned tables for all data that are loaded daily.

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