Configuring DD Boost

posted June 26, 2014, 8:20 PM by

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect
What is DD Boost?
DD Boost is a Data Domain product specifically designed for database backup integration. In the case of Oracle, DD Boost has a plugin that integrates directly into RMAN. The DD Boost plugin integrates…

Improve Performance as Part of a SQL Server Install

posted June 18, 2014, 8:30 PM by

House of Brick Senior Consultant
Updated: Jan. 27, 2016

While there are many blog posts about installing SQL Server, there are far fewer that discuss the non-install items that should be completed to make your SQL Server system run better and…

Oracle Calibrate I/O – Part I

posted June 12, 2014, 7:49 AM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

At House of Brick we specialize in virtualizing Tier-1 workloads like Oracle and SQL Server. If you look back at our history our founders built the company around performance tuning services. As part of these…