Good database performance can be achieved implementing correct database design, hardware-based solutions, partitioning, and capacity planning for tempdb optimization.
Provides guidelines for improving database performance.
Describes hardware-based solutions such as RAID (redundant array of independent disks) devices and vertical and horizontal partitioning.
Provides guidelines for improving the performance of the tempdb system database.
Describes the changes that have been made to the tempdb system database in SQL Server and provides guidelines for determining the appropriate amount of disk space required for tempdb.