Windows Server 2008 + SQL Server 2008 = Geo-replication Benefits

After running an experiment, using datacenters on each coast of the U.S., our friends in MSCOM ops verified that the combination of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 are great for enabling database geo-replication, thanks to a 100X gain in performance. The experiment provided sufficient evidence to motivate a more ambitious proof-of-concept case study with…

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Using SAN Volumes in Project REAL

Introduction As we started Project REAL, we were fortunate to be able to use multiple machines and SAN devices to test different configurations.  At the same time, this presented a challenge in that we needed to keep track of what information was on what SAN volumes even as those volumes could be switched from one…

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