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Moving database files (mdf, ldf) to another disk causes PAGEIOLATCH_SH

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


When I moving database files to another LUN (one for MDF file, and another for LDF file) on storage system (NetApp N5300 Series)

causes PAGEIOLATCH_SH locks. How to solve this problem?

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