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Defending Fort SQL Server

The case for coming over to the Virtualization Army

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SQL Server 2012 High Availability and Editions: Basic vs. Advanced

Find out the differences in what is in each edition of SQL Server 2012 for high availability

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Vmware vMotion and Hyper-V’s Live Migration – Some Quick Thoughts

It’s 3:11 AM here and I just got my first Vmware demo environment with vSphere 4 (i.e. ESX 4.0) configured to show vMotion. Having set up both Live Migration and now the aforementioned vMotion, I can tell you that I much prefer the setup under Hyper-V. Just getting vSphere installed (pretty simple using its GUI Setup) […]

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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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