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Consolidation Using SQL Server 2008 Whitepaper Now Posted to MSDN!

I’ve been talking about it for awhile, but it’s finally here – my update of the old SQL Server 2000 consolidation whitepaper. It just went live less than an hour ago. The basic info including the link to the download of the Word document can be found here:http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee692366.aspx or you can just download the Word doc […]

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How Many Methods Can You Use to Live Migrate a VM Under Hyper-V and Failover Clustering?

The answer: 4. 1. Failover Cluster Manager 2. Move-ClusterVirtualMachineRole PowerShell cmdlet (part of the failover clustering cmdlets) 3. System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 4. Move-VM PowerShell cmdlet (part of the SCVMM 2008 R2 cmdlets) At the end of the day, how you perform a Live Migration is going to depend on how you […]

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Some Updates and A Bit of Technical Content (Hyper-V/Live Migration/iSCSI)

It’s been a busy month between client work, travel, playing bi-weekly with a big band, and the holidays … as well as getting ready to go into the studio to start my first new album in 10 years in a week! First, the updates: Thanks to the folks at SQL Saturday in Redmond – I had […]

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