ch9A new book, SQL Server Hardware, tells you what you need to know about your hardware before you create your database. The book by Most Valued Professional Glenn Berry of Newsgator describes how you can determine your hardware requirements for SQL Server.

Glenn shares his expertise gained at Newsgator with ISV Architect Evangelist Bruce Kyle in this video on Channel 9.

sqlserverperformance_100_ch9[1]ISV Video: New Book Explores How to Determine Your Hardware Requirements for SQL Server.

Glenn's book, SQL Server Hardware from Simple Talk Press provides the fundamental knowledge and resources you need to make intelligent decisions about choice, and optimal installation and configuration, of SQL Server hardware, operating system and SQL Server.

Glenn provides a few tips from his book in this video.

You find out more about the book on Amazon. See SQL Server Hardware.

Chapter Outline

  1. Processors and Associated Hardware
  2. The Storage Subsystem
  3. Benchmarking Tools
  4. Hardware Discovery
  5. Operating System Selection and Configuration
  6. SQL Server Version and Edition Selection
  7. SQL Server Installation and Configuration

Glenn's Blog

Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance is one of the best resources for SQL Server tips and tricks. He blogs daily exploring both the hardware and software sides of SQL.

Follow Glenn on Twitter at @GlennAlanBerry.

See his interview with John O'Donnell at Talking with NewsGator at PDC 2009.

About Most Valued Professionals (MVP)

Microsoft recognizes the best and brightest from technology communities around the world with the
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award. These exceptional community leaders come from a wide range of backgrounds. They are teachers, artists, doctors, engineers, as well as technologists, who actively share their high-quality, real-world technical expertise with the community and with Microsoft.

About NewsGator

NewsGator was founded in 2004 to realize the potential of RSS (Really Simple Syndication) to transform the way people consume information. Today NewsGator's flagship product - Social Sites – is social computing software that’s built directly into Microsoft SharePoint.

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