Archive for the ‘Storage: SAN & SSD’ Category

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 the SQL Database Restore speed using DB compression and Solid State Disks (2010-8-12)

a couple of months ago I blogged about how to speed up a full database backup; but what about the restore speed? Indeed also an interesting topic to investigate. So I ran all kind of tests and found out that it is possible to restore a database at least 3 times faster provided that you […]

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