Monthly Archives: October 2012

Now at 5.11 GB/s SQL backup to Null/3.12 GB/s local backup with I/O Accelerators

This will be my last update for a while, but I did some more shuffling of the database files among the various PCIE SSD logical drives (HP I/O Accelerators which are HP-OEM Fusion-Io cards). See earlier post for info about … Continue reading

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Now at 5.11 GB/s SQL backup to Null/3.12 GB/s local backup with I/O Accelerators

This will be my last update for a while, but I did some more shuffling of the database files among the various PCIE SSD logical drives (HP I/O Accelerators which are HP-OEM Fusion-Io cards). See earlier post for info about … Continue reading

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More clarifications on 3.05 GB/s SQL backup potential for much higher throughput

A couple of clarifications – including potential for much greater backup throughput beyond 3 GB/s up to 9 GB/s for this hardware: 1) Contrary to the video, 10 GbE is not the fastest practical Ethernet for server-to-server communications. 40 GbE … Continue reading

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A couple of corrections on video

I should have said that 40 Gbe and 100 Gbe are not widely implemented rather than not available  – they are available. But, even 100 GbE is only adequate for 12 GBPS – and with Gen 3 PCIE SSD reading … Continue reading

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A couple of corrections on video

I should have said that 40 Gbe and 100 Gbe are not widely implemented rather than not available  – they are available. But, even 100 GbE is only adequate for 12 GBPS – and with Gen 3 PCIE SSD reading … Continue reading

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1/4 TB SQL Database backup in under 1 Minute!!! (3.05 GBPS transfer rate)

With the addition of another SATA SSD as well as another SLC Duo to serve as the target destination, the same SQL database which now has a total of 233 GB of used space was backed up in less than … Continue reading

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Quick update on IO Accelerator (testing)

Follow-up from last post on 2.0 GBPS backup throughput – was able to update the firmware painlessly for the non-functional card from a Win 7 X64 machine so that it can now be updated on the HP Server to the … Continue reading

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