Please note: Competition now closed
On the Sixth day of Geekmas, my true love gave to me….. Six Geeks-a-Playing!
Welcome to the Sixth day of our ‘Twelve Days of Geekmas’ competition.
We’ve got Lego galore today, with a SQL Server twist courtesy of today’s sponsor Fusion-io!
The Fusion-io team have set up shop in the Microsost Research Center (MTC) all day today, to coincide wit the challenge. Follow them on twitter here for live updates throughout the day.
Yesterday our true love gave away, ‘Seven Sans-a-Spinning’. Were you one of our Seven lucky winners? Find all winning entries here.
HOW TO ENTER?
We’ve let Fusion-io decide the challenge today, they’ve chosen a SQL question for you, but with four possible answers!
All you have to do is comment directly below this post, with the answer – a), b), c) or d).
Please only choose one answer (winner chosen at random).
Question: Which of these options is most relevant in ensuring consistently high transaction rates in a performant SQL OLTP workload?
a) Adequate IOPS
b) Adequate Bandwidth
c) Low Latency
d) All of the above
WHAT CAN YOU WIN?
We’ve Six TechNet bundles up for grabs today, we hope your a lego fan!… Six lucky winners will win the following:
– A limited edition Fusion-io Lego ioDrive2 set (for the kid in you)
– 2x Lego Hero Factory kits (for the kid in your house)
All entries from 09:30 – 23:59 on Friday 13th will be considered, however the 6x winning entries will be decided by the team and announced on this page at 09:30 Monday 16th.
Our winners today are:
please get in contact by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading ‘Day 6 Geekmas’
APP OF THE DAY?
You guessed it, lots of Lego! If your a fan of shoot-em-up’s this is a truly great official app.
The Hero Factory needs your help. Can you be its greatest defender? Download for free here, if your a fan, give it a rating!
Geekmas instructions here.
T&C’s found here.
The TechNet Team