Posts Tagged ‘AWS’
What are these ephemeral drives on my VM?
Ephemeral drives are a bit of a hot topic when it comes to computing in the cloud. Many larger companies which maintain their own VM infrastructure have even come around to the wonders of ephemeral storage – VMWare for instance even has a dedicated local ephemeral swap feature. We’ll start at the top by first…Read More
How can I use ephemeral drives with SQL Server tempdb?
First of all, if you are not familiar with ephemeral storage, then check out our previous post on the topic. SQL Server loves to use tempdb and believe it or not it’s not relegated solely to the types of queries you might think, such as ordering and grouping. It’s used by a whole world of…Read More