SQL Storage Fundamentals for Azure VMs

SQL disk configuration and planning can really hurt you if you get it wrong in azure. There is a lot more to getting SQL right on Azure VMs than next-next-next.

Come along and dive deeper into azure storage for SQL. Topics covered include:
- SQL storage Capacity Planning concepts
- Understanding Storage Accounts, VM limits, and disk types
- Understanding and planning around throttling.
- Benchmarking
- Optimizing SQL configuration to match Azure disk layout
- Hitting “max” disk throughput

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Starts: 12:00 10th Mar 2022
Ends: 12:50 10th Mar 2022


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- SQL Storage Fundamentals for Azure VMs

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SQL Storage Fundamentals - Bob Duffy .pptx


Bob Duffy


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