SQLAuthority News – Fast Track Data Warehouse 3.0 Reference Guide

I am very excited that Fast Track Data Warehouse 3.0 reference guide has been announced. As a consultant I have always enjoyed working with Fast Track Data Warehouse project as it truly expresses the potential of the SQL Server Engine. Here is few details of the enhancement of the Fast Track Data Warehouse 3.0 reference architecture.

SQLAuthority News - Fast Track Data Warehouse 3.0 Reference Guide FastTrackDw

The SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse initiative provides a basic methodology and concrete examples for the deployment of balanced hardware and database configuration for a data warehousing workload. Balance is measured across the key components of a SQL Server installation; storage, server, application settings, and configuration settings for each component are evaluated.

FTDW 3.0 ArchitectureBasic component architecture for FT 3.0 based systems.
New Memory GuidelinesMinimum and maximum tested memory configurations by server socket count.
Additional Startup OptionsNotes for T-834 and setting for Lock Pages in Memory.
Storage ConfigurationRAID1+0 now standard (RAID1 was used in FT 2.0).
Evaluating FragmentationQuery provided for evaluating logical fragmentation.
Loading DataAdditional options for CI table loads.
MCRAdditional detail and explanation of FTDW MCR Rating.

You can read white paper on fast track data warehousing.

Reference: Pinal Dave (https://blog.sqlauthority.com)

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  • Thanks Pinal for sharing this at right time :)

  • Hi I am facing a problem with Address Block. How to separate the Address block using Sql server.

    402 EDGEWOOD New York, ND 58282

    After separation it would be like this.

    AddressLine1 City State ZIP
    402 EDGEWOOD New York ND 58282

    This is a sample output. every time i used to work on thousands of records with differant addresses. I m getting state and zip. but not the city.

    Any help appriciated, Thanks in Advance.

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