Thursday, January 13, 2011

SQL Server and disk drives with 512 emulation (512e)

Interesting article about the 512e mode on hard disks when used with SQL Server.

Key extract from this link

'For SQL Server the best recommendation is to work with the hardware manufacture to make sure the 512e mode is disabled on drives that hold the SQL Server database and log files and that the Windows API is reporting 4K sector sizes.'

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