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Monthly Meeting - August 2013

Thu, Aug 22 2013 18:00 UTC

Getting the most from your SAN - File and Filegroup Design Patterns

<a href=""><b></b></a> <br> <b>Abstract : </b>You’ve been given the task of optimising the File and Filegroup layout to get the most from your storage. Not sure where to start, or thinking you could get a more from your storage with a different design? Are your SAN guys telling you your storage can process 2 GB/s but you're only seeing 200 MB/s? This session will dive into how to optimise your file and filegroup layout strategy to get the most from your I/O Subsytem, including a case study where we took a customers table scans from 500 MB/s to 1.2 GB/s with only a change in filegroup layout. Topics covered include: <br>- Layout for OLTP <br>- Data Warehousing Fast Track Style <br>- Data Warehousing on a SAN <br>- Get data into your SSAS cubes faster (ProcessData) <br>- Hidden options and “go faster” buttons <br>- How to maximise performance in enterprise edition and master read ahead

Stephen Archbold

Stephen is a Microsoft Certified Master, and a Lead DBA at Arrowstreet Capital, with over 8 years experience working in SQL Server as a Production DBA and consultant. He has a focus on Performance Tuning and Consolidation to get the most from your investment in SQL Server.

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