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Max Degree of Parallelism Server-Side Setting

Recently I opened a case with Microsoft PSS to help us through a severe performance problem on a new system.  As part of that case, the PSS engineer checked our “max degree of parallelism” server-side setting.  It is our standard to use 4 on our production systems that have 16 CPUs (2 sockets, quad-core, hyper-threaded).  The PSS engineer had me run the below query to get Microsoft’s recommended value of “max degree of parallelism” server-side setting for our 16-CPU system: select case when cpu_count / hyperthread_ratio >...

posted @ Monday, November 08, 2010 12:47 PM | Feedback (5) | Filed Under [ SQL Server - Database Administration ]

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