John Green

John
Green

John Green is president of Nereus Computer Consulting.

Articles
Showdown-bcp vs. DTS 1
Need to move a large amount of data into or out of a SQL Server database as fast as possible? This report from the SQL Server Magazine Lab compares bulk copy program and Data Transformation Services' Bulk Insert task.
Virtual Interface Architecture - 27 Nov 2000
Recognizing a need for efficient, high-speed, low-latency, server-to-server communications, Compaq, Intel, and Microsoft developed the Virtual Interface (VI) Architecture specification and published version 1.0 in 1997.
Comparing Virtual Interface Architecture Network Adapters
Lab tests show that Virtual Interface (VI) Architecture network adapters cLAN and ServerNet II can boost SQL Server processing performance.
Testing VI Architecture
SQL Server Magazine test results show that VI Architecture network adapters increase SQL Server processing performance.

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May 22, 2017
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5 Common Challenges to Building BI in the Cloud

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