Transaction log and data file

Posted on 2012-08-22
Last Modified: 2012-08-22
I have a dedicated server with Sql Server 2008 and raid 1.
Currently, the transaction log and data file are on the same drive.

Should I move one of them to the other drive?
What this improve performance?
It is an e-commerce web application that receives around 2000 unique visitors per day.
Question by:JRockFL
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    Accepted Solution

    It is always good to locate both log and data file in separate drives as in IO operation can happen at both the drives simultaneously.
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    Expert Comment

    Yes, it will increase the performance if you store the data and log file in different drives.

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