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SQL*Server on Nutanix. Force backups to HDD.
By: Date: March 10, 2016 Categories: Nutanix Tags:

As an experiment, I wanted to (a) Create a HDD only container, and (b) measure the bandwidth I could achieve when backing up the SQL DB.  This was performed on a standard hybrid platform with only 4 HDD’s in the node. First create a container, but add the special options “sequential-io-priority-order=DAS-SATA random-io-priority-order=DAS-SATA” which means that…

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