In this portion of the series on database benchmarking, I want to tell you about one of my favorite aspects of the TPC benchmarks – CHEATING.
Today, I would like to give you a primer on how to read the benchmark reports that are published by the major database and hardware vendors.
Introduction to TPC Database Benchmarks Let’s talk about database application benchmarking. This is a skill set which, in my opinion, is one of the major differentiators between a journeyman-level DBA and a true master of the trade. In this article published in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine, I’ll give you a [...]
Get the details on Kevin’s keynote address at the SQLintersection conference in Las Vegas in early April.
Kevin provides two new session slide decks and tells about his week presenting sessions in Colorado from August 14-17, 2012.
If you’re struggling with doing development on a big SQL Server database, learn the ropes on cloned databases asap!
Learn about HP and Microsoft reference architecture for very high performance OLTP applications from Shashank Pawar of Microsoft Australia.