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Basit's SQL Server Tips

Basit Farooq is a Lead Database Administrator, Trainer and Technical Author. He has more than a decade of IT experience in development, technical training and database administration on Microsoft SQL Server platforms. Basit has authored numerous SQL Server technical articles, and developed and implemented many successful database infrastructure, data warehouse and business intelligence projects. He holds a master's degree in computer science from London Metropolitan University, and industry standard certifications from Microsoft, Sun, Cisco, Brainbench, Prosoft and APM, including MCITP Database Administrator 2008, MCITP Database Administrator 2005, MCDBA SQL Server 2000 and MCTS .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications.

The pros and cons of virtualizing SQL Server environments

Virtualization is a hot trend in the computing world, offering businesses substantial cost and performance benefits that include server consolidation, reducing power consumption and the effortless creation of virtual development and test environments. As a result of this trend, many organizations are interested in virtualizing SQL Server, and for a good reason. These benefits of virtualized environments increase business continuity and allow database administrators (DBAs) and IT professionals to build an agile IT infrastructure. That is why just about everyone in IT is using virtualization to some extent, although many DBAs are still not sure about whether they should virtualize their SQL Server infrastructure or what benefits they would be able to achieve by doing this.

Checkout my article here, in which I discussed the pros and cons of virtualizing SQL Server environments.

This article is published onĀ SearchSQLServer.techtarget.com.


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