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That is one of the more appealing aspects of the book, what you will learn today will continue to help you over time.
Particularly helpful are the sections on processor selection, hardware configuration for best performance, and SQL installation.
The book has a nice easy to read style and Glenn does an excellent job of putting forth clear and concise information.
Pretty much worthless and certainly outdated. It either needs a major update (and some more thought put into it) or it needs to be removed.Published 11 months ago by F. Apel
I've rated this book highly as I found it contained some very useful advice about how to a) determine the best combination of hardware, operating system and SQL Server edition, and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Paul Esler
As a System Center MVP I find myself all too often trying to troubleshoot poor application performance caused by poor SQL configuration (and often in the past my own). Read morePublished on November 14, 2012 by Mr. Paul Keely
I highly recommend reading this book to anyone contemplating setting up new SQL Server hardware. Glenn covers the entire gamut of server hardware from processors, multiple cores,... Read morePublished on November 8, 2012 by Larry Kruse
This book is designed to help anyone who needs to build or troubleshoot a SQL Server system understand different processors and storage available, how to benchmark the hardware,... Read morePublished on October 23, 2012 by Jes Schultz Borland
Excellent explanations of hardware and software technologies, coupled with practical advice on selecting and configurating Microsoft SQL server components. Read morePublished on June 27, 2012 by Daniel Bowers
I will rate this book with 5 stars !
I am pretty confident to say that this book will make you "a better DBA/Consultant". Read more
If you haven't bought this book, DO IT NOW! Glenn Berry is a master at describing all different types of hardware and explains the differences in plain English, so it's easy to... Read morePublished on April 25, 2012 by JSacrey
As claimed, "SQL Server Hardware" is entirely different from other "performance" books as of this writing. Entirely up to date through SQL 2008 R2. Read morePublished on March 14, 2012 by R. Reid