If you're in IT, you’re facing a change in server architecture and deployment with hyperconverged infrastructure; a change in storage architecture with software-defined storage, and another wave of SQL Server migration and consolidation with the imminent SQL Server 2008 EOS (End of Support). All at the same time!
DataON, a Western Digital customer and partner, delivers Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions built to optimize the full stack of Windows Server Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC).
A New Benchmark With Real Business Impact Using SQL Server 2017 on Linux and the Power of NVMe™. Another TPC-H...
The new, record-breaking performance and capacity of our SQL Server Data Warehouse Fast Track solutions with HPE can help you to harness the power of data and transform your business. Learn how the Microsoft-validated, pre-configured solutions can support the most demanding data warehouse workloads to deliver faster insights for the most massive data warehouses or large database consolidation project.
Storage Spaces Direct delivers real benefits for IT. But how do you know the right configuration from the hundreds of available options? At Ignite 2017, we’ll share our deep knowledge around how to choose the right storage devices.
They came. They queried. They conquered. The results of the PASS #Summit16 - SQL Server Query Challenge are in!...
It can be considered that query tuning is both an art and a science. Now our engineers challenge you to improve the completion time of a standard query by optimizing...hardware. Welcome to the SQL Server #QueryChallenge!
SQL Server 2016 Always On Availability Groups (AGs) feature new performance enhancements. We took them to the test using HPE Servers and SanDisk® flash - flipping the AG <span style="font-family: courier;">/faster</span> Bit!
Our server OEM partners rely on us to deliver world-record performance. With 8 new records set this year, this story is not just about hardware acceleration but also the benefits of SQL Server 2016.
We’ve been busy working with partners to help unleash the power of SQL Server and Storage Spaces Direct. At SQL PASS Summit, we'll show you 5 ways to bring your database to the next level.
Microsoft® has never been more relevant in the data center. At Ignite we’ll show you what flash leadership looks like, why partners turn to SanDisk, and how you can take Microsoft innovations even further.
Are you considering moving off SQL Server® 2005 or 2008 this year? For those migrating, here are a few SQL Server migration tips to help you evaluate your next steps and determine what flash is most advantageous to your environment.
James Carpignano shares exciting new testing results we've achieved with our partners at HPE using VMware All-Flash VSAN with virtualized Microsoft® SQL Server 2016.
Break free from the familiar – an unfamiliar solution can deliver big savings and ROI– $450,000 and up to 79x ROI in the scenario tested. Peter Plamondon shares findings from the latest SanDisk and DB Best white paper.
This week we’ll be joining our partners at Cisco and Microsoft to talk about the migration to SQL Server® 2016...
SQL Server 2016 delivers new enhancements for AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AGs) including flash-only features that can provide up to 10x performance! Jimmy May has more on the evolution of the data platform.
For many engineers, interpreting and monitoring SQL Server disk I/O is a black art. Jimmy May lifts the veil on collecting and interpreting I/O metrics.
Data is the new ‘electricity’ for businesses. SanDisk and Microsoft will help your customers harness data as they never have before.
The march to the launch of SQL Server 2016 begins today! SQL Server 2016 takes advantage of hardware advances to deliver more value and capabilities that businesses need. Here's why we're excited!
If you’re expecting high performance from your SQL Servers, you'll need to optimize power. This post will take you through essential best practices, including instances hosted on SSD and Fusion ioMemory.
Announcing: SQL Server Best Practices on Flash - an upcoming webinar and new blog series
The migration off SQL Server 2005 can present you with challenges, but it is actually a great opportunity to save money and deploy a more efficient, economical database solution. Jason Pederson shares how.
In the previous post in this series, I wrote about two 45-55TB data warehouse systems that fit entirely in a...
Later this month, from October 26th-30th, database pros from all over the world descend on downtown Seattle for the Professional...