Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 OLTP Workload Benefits Using IBM® XIV® Storage System Gen3 SSD Cache
Eric B Johnson
Systems and Technology Group
IBM System Storage; IBM XIV Storage System
Abstract: This white paper examines the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 online transaction processing (OLTP) workload benefits when using IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 SSD cache. To continue the tradition of enterprise-class performance with industry-leading user-friendly storage management, XIV Gen3 SSD cache administration is extremely easy. In the spirit of keeping it simple, many SQL workload and XIV caching concepts are reviewed to help storage and database administrators make informed decisions to pursue the most optimal SQL database storage solution.