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July 13, 2009  11:00 AM

Windows 2008 C Drive doesn’t always extend correctly



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Diskpart, Virtualization, Windows 2008

When using VMs and Windows 2008 you have the ability to easily grow the C drive on your servers. This makes it much easier to assign only the space needed to the C drive of your servers saving you a ton of space. However I recently had a few machines say that the disk was extanded in Computer...

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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