by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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Published on: May 01, 2012
Type of content: EGUIDE
Length: 9 pages
Given the positive impact virtualization has had on so many aspects of IT operations, it's natural to assume that virtualizing SQL Server would only bring benefits.
The truth is that if approached and managed correctly, moving SQL Server instances to a virtualized server can ease database management and reduce licensing costs and power consumption. However, administrators need to be aware that there are some very real risks associated with SQL Server virtualization. Furthermore, SQL Server virtualization is not always a good idea; there are still a few major scenarios where it won't help you.
Read this expert e-guide to find out if SQL Server virtualization will benefit your organization and learn how to avoid the pitfalls of an implementation.
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