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Building the Ideal VMware-based SQL Server Virtual Machine - Level 3 of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization

In this level of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization David looks at the ideal virtual machine setup for a SQL Server instance on VMware.  Read more...
By David Klee 2015/05/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: virtualization
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VMs are not VMs

Today Steve Jones talks about how database VMs are not like other VMs.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Ideal SQL Server Virtual Machine Architecture - Level 2 of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization

In Level 2 of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization, we examine the ideal VM configuration from a standpoint of the various resources involved.  Read more...
By David Klee 2015/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: virtualization
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How Virtualized?

This week's poll asks about virtualization in your environment. Let us know if you are moving your SQL Server to virtual machines.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The SQL Server Container

There's an interesting idea that exists for lightweight, application separation on a host that's different from virtualization. It's Docker, and Steve Jones talks about it today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hypervisor

By Steve Jones 2014/08/29 | Category: virtualization
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Virtual Machines

By Steve Jones 2014/08/18 | Category: virtualization
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Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization Level 1: What is Virtualization?

The first level in the Stairway to Virtualization introduces the concept of virtualized servers as well as the terminology and benefits of implementing the technology.  Read more...
By David Klee 2014/08/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Physical Server or a Virtual Machine?

Simple T-SQL Script to know whether your SQL Server is running on a Physical box or a VM. Note: This Script works only on 2008R2 SP1 and above.   Read more...
By SreeSql 2014/07/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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SQL Server Virtual Machine vNUMA Sizing

A wonderful gentleman who attended my SQL PASS Summit session this year recently emailed me and asked me a great...  Read more...
By kleegeek 2013/12/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Lab Ops 2–The Lee-Robinson Script

Marcus Robinson adapted PowerShell scripts by Thomas Lee to build a set of VMs to run a course in a reliable and repeatable way. With Marcus’s permission, Andrew Fryer has put that Setup Script on SkyDrive, and provided notes on the script.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/10/03 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: powershell
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A Practical Guide to Microsoft Hyper-V Replica: Part II

A Hyper-V replica installation provides rapid disaster-recovery by asynchronously replicating a VM running at a primary site to a replica site. Know how to prepare for something to go wrong at the Primary Server/Site? In this article Nirmal Sharma presents the Replication options for a Replica Virtual Machine with a focus on Hyper-V Failover.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/09/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: virtualization
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Enable Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012

Configuring Hyper-V on a Windows Server 2012 is really simple and straight forward. Its a very similar process on Windows...  Read more...
By 2012/11/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Virtualizing Your Business Critical SQL Servers Anthology

This week I completed a six-part blog series (more like five plus one) on the path to virtualizing your business-critical...  Read more...
By kleegeek 2012/10/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V

Steve Jones talks about the improvements in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. These days there isn't a good reason to avoid considering virtualization for SQL Servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/10/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server 2012 and SharePoint 2013: Installing on a Virtual Machine

With the preview of SharePoint 2013 now available, I have updated my post SQL Server 2012: Installing on a Virtual Machine to...  Read more...
By 2012/08/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Future Virtual Machines

What's the benefit of virtual machines and hypervisors? Steve Jones has a few comments on them and their future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Virtual Lab

Today Steve Jones talks about the need for a lab for each of us, and a few ways you can build one.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/01/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Virtualization and the existential angst of the DBA

Tony Davis reflects on the existential angst felt by the DBA separated from his or her hardware.  Read more...
By Tony Davis 2011/12/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: virtualization
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Running SQL Server with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

Memory is a critical resource to Microsoft SQL Server workloads, especially in a virtualized environment where resources are shared and contention for shared resources can lead to negative impact on the workload. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 introduced Hyper-V Dynamic Memory, which enables virtual machines to make more efficient use of physical memory resources.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/10/03 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: virtual memory
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