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Discussion in 'SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning for Hardware' started by ragtop, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. ragtop New Member

    In work we have recently taken delivery of some new Dell Servers. The servers are configured with 3 SCSI Drives connected to one PERC controller. I want to configure the arrays and RAID settings for optimum speed in SQL Server 2000. I don't need to worry about backup and there is only one user of the SQL Server at any given time.

    My question is how should I configure the Drives i.e. how many arrays. I am going to use RAID level 0 as backups are not an issue.

    Once the drives are configured what is the best way to segregate the database? I.e. sh[V]ould temp db and its log go on one physical drive and the data on a physical drive and then the logs one the other physical drive?

    Your hlep is much appreciated.

    Kind regards
  2. Luis Martin Moderator

    Kindly, don't duplicate posts.

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