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Tag: I/O

Monica Rathbun : I/O Troubleshooting

Monica Rathbun : I/O Troubleshooting

Monica Rathburn (@SQLEspresso) talks about a few of the more common elements she always checks for when troubleshooting I/O problems.

Glenn Berry : Memory/Storage Technology Hierarchy and SQL Server

Glenn Berry discusses the ever-changing landscape of memory/storage technology, and how it relates to SQL Server workloads on Windows servers.

Glenn Berry : Storage Spaces Direct for SQL Server

Glenn Berry (@GlennAlanBerry) discusses a new feature in Windows Server 2016, Storage Spaces Direct, and how SQL Server will benefit.

DBTA – StretchDB, a Cool New Feature in vNext SQL Server

Originally appearing in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine. When it comes to cloud-based database management, there are really only two players: Amazon, the value leader, and Microsoft, the innovation leader. Amazon has carved out a niche as the value leader in cloud-based database management, supporting not only its own implementations of

Aaron Bertrand : Bad habits : Focusing only on disk space when choosing keys

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) examines various impacts on SQL Server – not just disk space – when choosing a GUID as a clustering key.

Glenn Berry : Sequential Throughput Speeds and Feeds

Glenn Berry (@GlennAlanBerry) of SQLskills.com runs down why sequential I/O throughput is critical for many SQL Server tasks, and explains how to avoid artificial bottlenecks by choosing hardware components wisely.

Glenn Berry : Running SQL Server 2014 on an Azure Virtual Machine

Glenn Berry (@GlennAlanBerry) of SQLskills.com shows how to get the most bang for your buck if you plan to run SQL Server 2014 on an Azure virtual machine.

Paul Randal : Knee-Jerk Performance Tuning : Just Add an SSD

Continuing his knee-jerk series, this time Paul Randal (@PaulRandal) of SQLskills talks about SSDs, and some of the false impressions people get about them.