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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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Virtual Security

As more and more companies move to virtualized servers, security should be on their minds. Steve Jones talks about that changes that you should consider.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Lessons Learned from a Large Virtualization Implementation

Microsoft recently asked me to provide a summary of my experience with being part of a large-scale virtualization project. This was my response.  Read more...
By scott.shaw 2011/06/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: virtualization
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How to Setup Boot from VHD for a SQL Server test or development environment

I need to setup a virtual environment for development and testing. I've heard about a new feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 called boot from a virtual hard disk (VHD) which allows you to create multiple VHDs and select them from the boot menu on startup without having to partition your hard drive to achieve multi-boot. I have a need for SharePoint and SQL Server test and development environments. Can you provide the details of how to set this up?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: virtualization
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Hyper-V Guests

To what extent should a hypervisor company support other software? Will this have implications for cloud computing, or services used in software? Steve Jones comments.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/12/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Setting up your own free Virtualized test environment

If you need to test new software, configurations, patches or operating systems, a virtual machine saves time, risk and hardware. You can set up a virtual test environment for free with some products such as VMware Server 2. All you need is a simple set of instructions about how to set it up; and here it is, thanks to Sean Duffy.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/09/24 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: virtualization
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