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Making Sense of PCIe SSD Use with SQL Server

When Fusion IO burst onto the scene in 2007, offering a PCIe card that was said to be able to achieve 100,000 IOPS, the IT world went wild.  While Fusion IO certainly is a pioneer in the PCIe SSD space, this technology has come a long way in its short life, and they aren’t the […]

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Make Your Storage Administrator Your Best Friend

That guy or gal over there going on and on about spindles and IOPS – that’s your SAN admin.  For the sake of your SQL Server environment, you two need to develop a solid relationship.  Here’s some basic SAN lingo to get you started: LUN LUN is an acronym for Logical Unit Number.  Each volume […]

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