Other Performance Considerations

In this section, I’ll provide a brief background about designing and architecting write-intensive systems. I thought that such background might be interesting for programmers, particularly in terms of realizing that there’s a lot involved in designing systems when aiming for good modification performance. If you’re not familiar with the terms described in this section, feel free to skip it.

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You can find more thorough coverage of the subject and more detailed explanations about the terms discussed here in Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: The Storage Engine (Microsoft Press, 2006) by Kalen Delaney.

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