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How to select disk drives for DBMS

What will you learn from this tip: What to take into account when choosing disks for database management systems.


Database management systems (DBMS) put heavy demands on storage. If you have the opportunity to select disks specifically for a DBMS system, you can maximize your performance by making the right choices.

  • Get the fastest disks you can afford.

    The faster the spindle speeds, the lower the disk latency. Go for the fastest RPM disks you can fit into your budget.

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