Category Archives: SQL Server

Reduce your taxes part 4 – a SAN solution

In the first blog of this series I discussed how some organizations are over-provisioning their server resources in order to balance the competing demands of performance and data protection SLAs. Parts 2 and 3 showed examples of actual SQL Server … Continue reading

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Reduce your taxes installment 3 – The SQL Server Snapshot Tax

In the first of this series I propose that some organizations are over-provisioning their server resources in order to balance competiting performance and data protection SLAs. In part 2 we examined the “backup tax”. Now let’s look in detail at … Continue reading

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Reduce your taxes # 2 – The SQL Server Backup Tax

In the first of this series I discuss that some organizations are over provisioning their server resources in order to balance competing performance and data protection SLAs. Let’s look in detail at one example of this, “the backup tax” for doing … Continue reading

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Reduce your taxe rate to achieve IT efficiency

Yes it is that time of year again; we all start thinking about taxes. I know what you’re thinking; “What does this have to do with IT and enterprise efficiency?” It comes down to managing SLAs. As you design your … Continue reading

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Accelerate SQL Server Transactional Apps

In my role at Dell, I am attempting to help customers understand the value of our storage technology. One area I’m focusing on is Database technology. This blog entry summarizes some breakthrough results from SQL Server performance testing I was involved in. … Continue reading

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