Month: June 2014

Configuring DD Boost

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 with RMAN as a...

Improve Performance as Part of a SQL Server Install

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 provide greater...

Oracle Calibrate I/O – Part I

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 services we...