SQL Server IO is not fixed size

A peak underneath the hood

OperationIO Block Size
Transaction log write512 bytes – 60 KB
Checkpoint/Lazywriter8KB – 1MB
Read-Ahead Scans128KB – 512KB
Bulk Loads256KB
Backup/Restore1MB
ColumnStore Read-Ahead8MB
File Initialization8MB
In-Memory OLTP Checkpoint1MB

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