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Glenn Berry : Using Intel Optane Storage for SQL Server

Glenn Berry : Using Intel Optane Storage for SQL Server

Glenn Berry talks about the blazing speeds of the latest Intel Optane gear from Intel, and how they can improve your SQL Server workloads.

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.

Q&A from Webinar "How to Reduce Latency and Boost I/O Performance on SQL Server"

Kevin Kline (@kekline) answers several questions from his recent webinar on I/O latency with Tegile's Sumeet Bansal.

How to Reduce Latency and Boost SQL Server Performance Webcast, Slides, and Scripts

Kevin Kline (@kekline) shares the slide deck and video from his recent webinar on reducing latency and boosting performance in SQL Server.

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.