Usually our weekly full backups finish in about 35 minutes, with daily diff backups finishing in ~5 minutes. Since tuesday the dailies have taken almost 4 hours to complete, way more than should be ...
Our SQL server lives on a SAN. It contains dozens of OLTP databases, some with several tables containing over 1m records. We have been running Ola Hallengren's index maintenance scripts weekly, and ...
I have a SQL Server connected to a SAN. Our new storage vendor recommends that all LUNs span the entire disk array, which is RAID5. I would normally request 3 separate LUNs (data, log, and TempDB) ...
We have a very active database server with a ecclectic collection of applications running on it. Two of the busiest are a Laserfiche database that does document scanning and workflow processing all ...
A potential customer wants to evaluate our storage system. They run Windows 2008R2 x64 with 4KB NTFS on a virtual test machine they've sent us. They did not seem to know this at hand, so I think it's ...