Mark Pokorny

Mark Pokorny

Mark Pokorny is a Solution Architect responsible for SQL Server storage solutions with emphasis on benchmarking, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and high availability. Mark has worked in the storage industry for the past 10 years driving database storage solutions. Prior to working at Pure Storage Mark supported multiple database projects with companies such as Seagate, Hewlett Packard, and NetApp. He graduated with a bachelor’s science degree in information systems from Linfield College.

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Performance Consistency with FlashArray...

When it comes to database performance administrators don’t like surprises.  Using the Pure Storage FlashArray™ with NVMe-oF transport protocol database administrators can achieve consistent...

How Is Your SQL Server Backup Restore...

One of the most essential tasks a SQL Server database administrator performs is taking database backups.  Having just a backup plan though is only part of the strategy, ...

How Productive is Your Storage? A SQL...

When storage vendors release their new product offerings, the focus tends to be on traditional storage performance metrics like IOPS, throughput, latency, I/O size, etc. These metrics are ...

Restore or Recovery?

In database discussions lately I have heard the terms restore and recovery used interchangeably as if they mean the same thing. With regard to relational databases, these are ...

SQL Server Data Warehouse...

The infrastructure that runs your SQL Server 2016 Data Warehouse needs balance with regard to performance. Installing the fastest processors without considering the configuration as a whole, storage,...

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