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Is Virtualization the DBA’s Friend?

With the SQL Server consolidation whitepaper a bit delayed, I wanted to touch on a hotbed topic I’ve talked about in other areas and ways. Since it’s my blog, I can address this topic in a different way than a formal whitepaper. Brent Ozar also blogged about some of this recently, and it looks like […]

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Consolidation, Application Compatibility (or lack thereof), and SQL Server

I do a bit of work in the consolidation space, and speak about it a lot. The update to my old SQL Server 2000 consolidation planning whitepaper is almost done and I should be doing a webcast next month. But I wanted to address one thing here in the interim: the biggest sticking point is […]

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