Tag: Performance

Webinar – Getting More Performance From Azure VMs

I will be doing a webinar later today for the European SharePoint Office 365 & Azure Community (from the like-named conference). The webinar is at 14:00 UK/Irish, 15:00 CET, and 09:00 EST. Registration is here. Title: Getting More Performance from Azure Virtual Machines Speaker: Aidan Finn, MVP, Ireland Date and Time: Wed, May 1, 2019 3:00 PM –…

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Microsoft Ignite–Building Enterprise Grade Applications With Azure Networking’s Delivery Suite

Speakers: Daniel Grickholm & Amit Srivastava I arrived late to this session after talking to some product group people in the expo hall. Application Gateway Demo We see the number of instances dynamically increase and cool down – I think there was an app on Kubernetes in the background. Application Gateway Application gateway ingress controller…

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Azure IaaS Design & Performance Considerations–Best Practices & Learnings From The Field

Speaker: Daniel Neumann, TSP – Azure Infrastructure, Microsoft (ex-MVP). Selecting the Best VM Size Performance of each Azure VM vCPU/core is rated using ACU, based on 100 for the Standard A-Series. E.g. D_v2 offers 210-250 per vCPU. H offers 290-300. Note that the D_v3 has lower speeds than D_v2 because it uses hyprethreading on the…

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Hyper-V Virtual NUMA Versus Dynamic Memory

When you are using VMs with a large amount of memory then NUMA topology becomes important. Hyper-V can reveal the underlying physical NUMA topology to the VM so that the guest OS and NUMA-aware apps (such as SQL Server) efficiently assign memory and schedule processes to make the most of the boundaries. There is something…

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Memory Page Combining

My reading of the Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS2012 R2) Performance and Tuning Guide continues and I’ve just read about a feature that I didn’t know about. Memory combining is a feature that was added in Windows 8 and Window Server 2012 (WS2012) to reduce memory consumption. There isn’t too much text on it, but…

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WS2012 Hyper-V – Host Memory Sizing

The Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 document is available and I’m reviewing and commenting on notable text in it. I have deleted the contents of this post. The information in the Performance and Tuning Guide was incorrect. Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2012,Hyper-V,Virtualisation,Performance