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Disk Alignment

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May 31, 2010  11:00 AM

You might be better off aligning your partitions on the server than the array



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Disk Alignment

Hopefully by now everyone knows that they should be aligning your disks.  Now when you use a Storage Array to present the LUNs to the server you may have the option of offsetting the LUN so that you don't need to offset the disk.  If you don't plan on using any of the advanced clone or snapshot...

August 19, 2008  4:52 PM

Tuning SQL Server performance via disk arrays and disk partitioning



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Article, Disk Alignment, Diskpart, Storage

I've published another tips on SearchSQLServer.com called "Tuning SQL Server performance via...

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June 23, 2008  11:02 AM

How much performance are you loosing by not aligning your drives?



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Disk Alignment, Diskpar, Diskpart, SQL Server, Storage

Myself and many other people have been saying for quite a while now that you need to align your disks before putting data on them.  I know have some information on how you can figure out just how much potential performance you are loosing by not aligning.  Before we can begin to figure this...


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