TSQL Tuesday #85 Backup, Restore, Repeat

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by Kenneth Fisher (t | b). T-SQL Tuesday (#TSQL2SDAY) is a blog party founded by Adam Machanic (t | b). Each month a member of the community hosts the party and selects the topic for us to write about. This month’s topic is backup and recovery. Backups are …

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VMware vSphere 6.5 breaks your SQL Server vNUMA settings — Convergence of Data and Infrastructure

VMware’s latest release of the vSphere virtualization suite, version 6.5, changes how they handle vNUMA presentation to a virtual machine, and there’s a high likelihood that it will break your virtualized SQL Server vNUMA configuration and lead to unexpected changes in behavior. It might even slow down your SQL Servers. Here’s what you need to… via …

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