Posts Tagged ‘Solid State’

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 [...]

How to increase SQL Database Full Backup speed using compression and Solid State Disks (2010-1-15)

The SQL 2008 Database backup compression feature (which was introduced as a SQL2008 Enterprise Edition only feature) will become available in the SQL2008 R2 Standard Edition also ( SQL 2008 R2 Editions).  I’m using the compression feature for quite some time now and really love it; it saves significant amounts of disk space and increases [...]

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