Category: Storage

  • Crystal Disk Mark and SQL Server

    Crystal Disk Mark isn’t the right tool for SQL Server disk subsystem evaluation

  • Thinking about Large Data an Scale-Out

    Adam Jacobs wrote an article, which I believe was first published in Queue, paper called The Pathologies of Big Data, which looks at — you know — big data. The title begs the question of what “big data” really is, and the author doesn’t ignore that. Without saying it explicitly, he points out that the…

  • Why do Drives Fail?

    Surprising information from a study of almost 3500 drives used in server applications.