The default alignment of 31.5Kb on Windows Server 2003 can lead to enormous I/O performance problems with SQL Server (see Are your disk partition offsets, RAID stripe sizes, and NTFS allocation units set correctly?). I thought it would be useful to do a quick blog post showing how to use the diskpart and wmic tools.
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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V allows add/remove RAM while VM is running In fact you can adjust the amount of memory assigned to a virtual machine while it’s running, even if you haven’t enabled Dynamic Memory. This works for both generation 1 and generation 2 virtual machines. Additionally some of the new features for Hyper-V include […]
On March 31, 2016 Red Hat announced the availability of a no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux developer subscription, available as part of the Red Hat Developer Program. Offered as a self-supported, development-only subscription, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Suite provides you with a more stable development platform for building enterprise applications – across cloud, […]
Unless you work in a homogeneously Linux shop, you’re unlikely to even think about setting up your own local repository where your internal servers can grab .deb packages from. The package manager apt-get searches for, downloads, and installs the package for you. A repository in Linux terms is simply the collection of packages, but almost […]