New SQL Server Magazine Articles

I knew that one of my articles was going to be in the April issue of SQL Magazine, so imagine my surprise when the April issue actually arrived with two feature articles from yours truly.

Maximize Storage Performance – Sadly only what amounts to a fairly introductory approach to maximizing disk performance, but something that I've been keenly aware of in terms of how few SQL Server Deployments really take advantage of correctly.

Using SQL Server 2008 FILESTREAM Storage – I always wondered if the conventional wisdom which dictated that storing images and other files in a database truly did result in a performance hit, and in this article I tackle some of those conventional theories while addressing how to use SQL Server 2008's new FILESTREAM storage options. (Which I think I'll have to cover in a video here in a while too… )