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Smashing performance bottlenecks with Solid State Disks (Greg Linwood)
Author: Greg Linwood Date Posted: 11/9/2010 11:26:21 AM
Solid State Disks (SSDs) have recently emerged as a mainstream storage alternative to traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) and vendors are now producing SSDs for servers that provide huge improvements in I/O performance whilst also reducing heat & energy consumption.

In this session, Greg Linwood describes how this technology works and what types of SQL Server workloads can leverage the maximum potential from SSDs, based on experiences with several real world business critical SQL Server systems that have been successfully implemented on SSDs.

Greg Linwood is the Managing Director of MyDBA - a SQL Server specialist support & consulting business. Greg has a wide range of developer & DBA experience with SQL Server since 1993 and was the first Australian to receive Microsoft's SQL Server "Most Valuable Professional" award in 2003. He has gained significant expertise in SQL Server tuning and is passionate about building high quality SQL Server community events in Australia. Greg is one of the founders of the Australian SQL Server User Group, leading the Melbourne SQL Server User Group since its inception in 2003.

Venue: Microsoft Level 5, Building 4, Freshwater Place, Southbank , Melbourne, VIC | Duration 5:30PM pizzas & drinks for 6:00 start, approx 7:45pm finish | On: Tuesday, November 16, 2010