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troubleshooting Question

tempdb data file per processor

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ValleyENT asked on
Windows Server 2003Microsoft SQL Server 2005
8 Comments1 Solution506 ViewsLast Modified:
Hello All,
I was reading through the configuration settings recommended to us by our software vendor and I didn't understand the  part below in quotes:

"Limit to one tempdb data file per processor". Set tempdb data files to 100
MB with 10 percent autogrowth in size.

I have quad dual core processors, does this mean i need 16 tempdb's? sounds crazy, but how do I control this and where on SQL server 2005?

Background, Server 2003 Enterprise R2 32-Bit, SQL 2005 Standard