Hardware http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9246/more en Is the PC Dying? http://sqlmag.com/hardware/pc-dying <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Otey opines that the PC will do just fine against the rising juggernaut of tablet and PC sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/hardware/pc-dying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/hardware/pc-dying#comments Hardware Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:01:00 +0000 16051 at http://sqlmag.com Other Tools For Measuring I/O? http://sqlmag.com/blog/other-tools-measuring-io <div class="node-body blog-body">There are a few different ways to monitor the I/O workload of a server. The easiest for the database administrator to use will always be Performance Monitor because that is built into the Windows OS.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/troubleshooting-sql-server-storage-problems">Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/other-tools-measuring-io" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/other-tools-measuring-io#comments Windows Server Database Performance Tuning Hardware SQL Server Database Administrator Inside SQL Server IT Manager Network Administrator perfmon counters perfmon counters Performance Performance SQL Server Administration storage Storage Systems Administrator Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:24:00 +0000 14471 at http://sqlmag.com Best SQL Server Storage Hardware of 2013 http://sqlmag.com/storage/best-sql-server-storage-hardware-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">Fusion-io's ioDrive wins the 2013 SQL Server Pro Community Choice Award for Best Storage Hardware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/storage/best-sql-server-storage-hardware-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/storage/best-sql-server-storage-hardware-2013#comments Storage Hardware SQL Server Awards Fusion-io Hardware ioDrive products SQL Server storage Tue, 15 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 14781 at http://sqlmag.com Massive Speed and High Availability http://sqlmag.com/blog/massive-speed-and-high-availability <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the things people are always trying to figure out is how to get high-speed disks and high availability (HA) all in a single package. A possible solution is the DataKeeper Cluster Edition from SIOS Technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/troubleshooting-sql-server-storage-problems">Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/massive-speed-and-high-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/massive-speed-and-high-availability#comments Database High Availability Database Performance Tuning High Availability Storage Hardware SQL Server Database Administration Database Administrator DatabaseAdministration DataKeeper DataKeeper Fusion IO Fusion IO FusionIO FusionIO high availability high availability IT Manager Network Administrator SIOS SIOS SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server 2000 SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2005 Express SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse SQL Server 2012 SQLServerAdministration storage Storage Systems Administrator Windows Clustering Windows Clustering Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2012 Windows Storage Server Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:17:00 +0000 13411 at http://sqlmag.com New Products: Devart, Pranas.NET, jnetDirect http://sqlmag.com/hardware/new-products-devart-pranasnet-jnetdirect <div class="node-body article-body">Check out the latest products from Devart, jnetDirect, and Pranas.NET.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/hardware/new-products-devart-pranasnet-jnetdirect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/hardware/new-products-devart-pranasnet-jnetdirect#comments Hardware Devart jnetDirect Microsoft Windows Azure SQL Database Pranas.NET Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:03:00 +0000 13091 at http://sqlmag.com Can LUNs Be Extended Online Under VMware and Hyper-V? http://sqlmag.com/blog/can-luns-be-extended-online-under-vmware-and-hyper-v <div class="node-body blog-body">There's no reason whatsoever to take any sort of outage when expanding a LUN either in a virtual or physical environment. Here's the process, explaining exactly what needs to be done to expand a LUN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/troubleshooting-sql-server-storage-problems">Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/can-luns-be-extended-online-under-vmware-and-hyper-v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/can-luns-be-extended-online-under-vmware-and-hyper-v#comments Hyper-V Database Virtualization Storage Hardware SQL Server Database Administration Blog Data Management Diskpart EMC File systems Hyper-V Hyper-V Server Intermediate management software Microsoft Windows Migration physical server SAN SCSI Server Management Server systems SQL Server SQL Server 2000 SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server 2012 Storage Storage management Storage Type System software Systems Management Technology_Internet Virtual machine Virtualization Virtualization vSphere. Windows 2008 Windows Server windows server Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2012 Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:00:00 +0000 10442 at http://sqlmag.com Product Review: SQL Sentry Power Suite 6.2 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-integration-services/product-review-sql-sentry-power-suite-62 <div class="field-byline"> Brian Erlich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're in the market for SQL Server monitoring software, you should take a close look at this suite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-integration-services/product-review-sql-sentry-power-suite-62" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-integration-services/product-review-sql-sentry-power-suite-62#comments SQL Server Integration Services Hardware SQL Server Product product Product Review product review products reviews review Server Management SQL SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Systems Management technology review Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:51:00 +0000 7954 at http://sqlmag.com An Overview of SQL Server High Availability Options http://sqlmag.com/blog/overview-sql-server-high-availability-options <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s no doubt that availability is one of the most important if not the most important job for the database administrator. However, choosing the right options isn’t always easy because there’s a lot of different options and each is designed for a different purpose.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-select-blog">SQL SELECT Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/overview-sql-server-high-availability-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/overview-sql-server-high-availability-options#comments Database High Availability Hardware Failover Hardware Hyper-V Log shipping Microsoft Exchange Server Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft Windows SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 R2 Technology_Internet Windows NT windows server SQL SELECT Blog Tue, 02 Aug 2011 16:43:00 +0000 10386 at http://sqlmag.com How to Create PowerPivot Applications in Excel 2010 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/how-create-powerpivot-applications-excel-2010 <div class="field-byline"> Derek Comingore </div> <div class="field-deck"> A step-by-step walkthrough </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With PowerPivot, Microsoft is closer to its goal of bringing business intelligence (BI) to the masses. Learn what PowerPivot is and how to use its client-side components to create use a self-service BI application.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/how-create-powerpivot-applications-excel-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/how-create-powerpivot-applications-excel-2010#comments Reporting SQL Server 2008 Systems Management Hardware SQL Server Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Client Management Excel Hardware How-To Article Internals and architecture Networking Office Reporting SQL Server SQL Server 2008 R2 Systems Management Sat, 03 Apr 2010 00:40:00 +0000 6398 at http://sqlmag.com MySpace Answers the Question: Why SQL Server? http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/myspace-answers-question-why-sql-server <div class="field-byline"> Sheila Molnar </div> <div class="field-deck"> An enterprise with more than 400 databases shares its SQL Server solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MySpace executives give an inside look at how they implemented and scaled SQL Server to handle more than 400 databases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/myspace-answers-question-why-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/myspace-answers-question-why-sql-server#comments Database Backup and Recovery SQL Server 2005 Hardware SQL Server Database Administration Active Directory Database Administration Replication Scalability Server Management SQL Server SQL Server 2000 SQL Server 2005 Systems Management Tue, 15 Dec 2009 04:00:00 +0000 4489 at http://sqlmag.com