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Performance impact: the cost of NUMA remote memory access
These days if you get a new server-class machine to run SQL Server, you can almost be 100% sure that it’ll be running on NUMA hardware. The recent AMD Opteron and Intel Nehalem-based processors are all built on some form of NUMA architecture. The current consensus is that as the number of processors grows, their shared memory bus can easily get ...
January 30, 2012
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