Archive for November, 2009

Setting Processor Affinity in Windows2008R2 (2009-11-29)

With the introduction of Processor affinity groups in WIndows 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition, there are also some new rules to play with to set affinity when a system runs with more than 64 cores: On a 96 core Unisys ES7000 model 7600R there are , by default, 2 processor affinity groups , with 48 cores [...]

SQLBits goes West (2009) (2009-11-28)

      The SQLBits Goes West conference was a great 3 day event; AndrĂ© Kamman invited me for a duo presentation on SQL optimization tricks  (see session abstract)  the event was well organized. (Thanks for the pick-up @ the airport Christian).

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