Sharing this without a supporting link, might help someone. During a recent move from SAN to local SSD the storage guy noted that the following has to be done to get best performance. This command disables SSD Smart Path. You must disable the SSD Smart Path before enabling Controller caching. /opt/hp/hpssacli/bin/hpssacli ctrl slot=3 array c […]Read more "A Note on Configuring HP SSD’s"
Consider adding Troy Hunt to your feed list Great post about the role of staffing firms in your job search and saying no to offers that aren’t good enough VoltDB claims to the be the fastest OLTP database – anyone out there tried it? I don’t want to work at Valve (nothing against them, just […]Read more "Assorted Links for April 13, 2013"
With the motherboard and CPU installed I was ready to add the final and perhaps easiest parts to the build. I started with a DVD drive. In practice I almost never use DVD’s any more, preferring to mount ISO files as drives (which also means I can keep them all right there on the machine, […]Read more "Building My Next Workstation–Part 5"
I’ve managed to get by for more than 3 years with the original 64G SSD in my laptop, but lately I found myself having to prune things to keep getting by. Pruning isn’t bad, actually good to do, but a pain to be forced into it. I decided to look at upgrading, both to have […]Read more "A New SSD For My Laptop"
As you may know we like to try new stuff here in Orlando, and this is another new thing. I’ve been wanting to do more to help build individual brands, and the struggle is to do something meaningful, interesting, affordable. Hard to do. If you write a SQL blog that is your blog, not a […]Read more "SQL Bloggers – Build Your Brand And Sponsor SQLSaturday #49"