Archive for the ‘SQL 2008 R2’ Category

SQL under the hood (Part 2): Estimate the SQL Disk IO Workload based on the Virtual File Stats DMV. (2012-1-20)

Do you know how much data is being written and read on a daily basis by your SQL Server databases? SQL Server keeps track of these stats for you already; you just have to retrieve and interpret them correctly so you can turn this data into valuable information. A couple of years ago I was [...]

SQL2008 R2 DCE on a 96 core Unisys ES7000 server with DSI Solid State storage: Bulk Inserting 1 Terabyte within 10 minutes (2010-8-23)

Hopefully you have seen the high-speed data loading demo live over the last 1.5 years at some SQL Server conference? I remember demoing it the first time –live- with Thomas Kejser at the European SQLPass 2009 conference during the opening keynote to show the 64+ Core support in SQL2008 R2. But for those of you [...]

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