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SQL in the AWS Cloud – SQL User Group PP Slides

Recently I presented the topic of SQL Server in the AWS Cloud to the Queensland SQL Server User Group. The presentation provided an overview of the potential SQL Server application use cases for the AWS Cloud, in particular, I demo-ed an AlwaysOn Availability Group failover from a AWS EC2 instance to a on-premise SQL Server […]

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Microsoft’s In Memory Strategy for SQL Server

It’s quite interesting that Microsoft’s SQL Server 2014 release has a number of In Memory performance optimisation features.  The clock speeds of CPUs have not significantly increased over the last few years  but memory has become relativity cheap and the 64 bit Windows platforms now provide substantial scope to run high memory footprints. Therefore it […]

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Posted in: Business Intelligence, Performance, SQL Server 2014

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