Tag Archives: Power Management

A SQL Server Hardware Nugget A Day – Day 15

For Day 15 of this series, I am going to talk about Power Management and its effect on processor performance. I have written about this subject a couple of times before, here and here. Other people, such as Paul Randal … Continue reading

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Another Example of CPU Throttling Due to Balanced Power Plan in Windows Server 2008 R2

Here is another example CPU throttling from someone who had a server running with the default “Balanced” Power Plan in Windows Server 2008 R2 (which works the same way in Windows Server 2008).  As you can see in Figure 1 … Continue reading

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