Achieving SQL Server HA with Kaminario

As a leader in the solid-state array market, one of Kaminario’s goals is to ensure easy and time-efficient adoption of our technology.  As a result, we’ve identified the need to provide best practices for running various workloads on the Kaminario K2 array. Our Solutions Engineering team is working on compiling step-by-step guides on the most technically relevant…

Four Steps to Unleashing the Full Potential of Your Database

  It’s hard to overstate the importance of application performance as the key driver for Organizations moving to the All-flash datacenter. Modern, cloud-era applications are built first and foremost with user experiences in mind.   Within applications, (almost) everything has to do with databases. Once you peel the top layer of applications, it’s obvious that…

Reference Architecture for Running SQL Server on ESXi

  As a leader in the solid-state array market, one of Kaminario’s goals is to ensure easy and time-efficient adoption of our technology.  As a result, we’ve identified the need to provide best practices for running various workloads on the Kaminario K2 array. Our Solutions Engineering team is working on compiling step-by-step guides on the most technically…

Managing Oracle Backups with K2 VisionOS Snapshots

This is a guest blog by Gur Rosen, Solutions Engineer in the Kaminario Engineering team. Gur documents his recent experience running a test for a customer to validate Oracle’s backup and restore functionality with Kaminario K2 VisionOS Snapshots. — A customer recently asked us if we support Oracle’s Backup and Restore options for Creating Backups…

Improving the Performance of Inserts in SQL Server

Not all All-Flash Arrays (AFA) are created equal. Just moving to an AFA doesn’t always guarantee performance improvements on the database side. That said, if your database workload is I/O bound and the storage is the bottleneck, an AFA move is likely to help drive great improvements. However, there are times when you will need to…