virtualization en Looking forward to Containers <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Virtualization has long been a staple when it comes to computing. In essence, virtualization is really just the use of abstraction to make things either easier to manage or more fault-tolerant. Disks, for example, have long been virtualized in the sense that a single, physical, can easily be divided up into multiple logical (or virtual) volumes (or drives) just as easily as a number of discreet physical disks can also be virtualized into a single drive (via RAID) &ndash; which can further be partitioned into volumes, LUNs, and so.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Systems Management SQL Server containers Containers deployment deployment docker docker future future SQL Server SQL Server virtualization virtualization Windows Windows Practical SQL Server Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:54:00 +0000 25731 at What Do We Do to Reduce Complexity in the Next Generation of the Datacenter? <div class="node-body article-body">Over the next 24 months, the use of private/hybrid cloud environments to run SQL Server is projected to grow 82 percent.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hybrid Cloud Database Performance Tuning Database Virtualization Database Administration datacenter hybrid cloud private cloud virtualization Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:37:00 +0000 21481 at SQL Server Sessions at IT/Dev Connections: Meet and Learn From the Experts <div class="node-body gallery-body">You've heard about IT/Dev Connections and already read about the full-day SQL Server sessions available. But what about the shorter sessions? Speakers like Jes Borland, Tim Chapman, and many more will be leading a slew of exciting and informative sessions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server Database Administration Azure DBCC deployment environment dashboard In-Memory OLTP Index IT/Dev Connections performance issues SQL Server transaction log virtualization Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:57:00 +0000 19141 at 10 Essential Resources for Accidental DBAs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Are you an "accidental" database administrator (DBA)? If so, these basic resources for accidental DBAs covering performance, security, storage, virtualization, and more, may come in handy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server Database Administration Business Intelligence Database corruption database storage database troubleshooting virtualization Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:01:00 +0000 18301 at 10 Must Read SQL Server FAQs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are the answers to 10 SQL Server-related questions related to database performance, PowerShell, virtualization, Visual Studio Online, SQL Server 2014's In-Memory OLTP Engine, and more. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Administration DELETE statement FAQ In-Memorty OLTP Engine PowerShell TDE Transparent Data Encryption virtualization Sat, 24 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 18081 at 2014 SQL Server Connections Conference Sept. 15-19 <div class="node-body article-body">Penton's IT/Dev Connections, the premier professional training and networking conference for the Microsoft technology community, has announced its 14th annual event will be held September 15-19, 2014 at the ARIA Hotel in Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server Windows Client Exchange Server SharePoint Cloud Systems Management SQL Server Business Intelligence big data conference Database Administrator DBA IT/Dev Connections SQL developers SQL Server Connections virtualization Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:01:00 +0000 16111 at SQL Server Predictions for 2014 <div class="field-deck"> Experts share their unique insights on the future of SQL Server </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We asked several of our SQL Server Pro contributors and experts for their SQL Server market predictions for 2014. Denny Cherry, Tim Ford, Mark Kromer, Brent Ozar, and Jen Underwood have some ideas on how 2014 will unfold for SQL Server professionals.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server big data analytics Business Intelligence database security Hekaton In-Memory OLTP Engine predictions SQL Server market virtualization Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:04:00 +0000 15211 at Reflections from IT/Dev Connections 2013 <div class="field-deck"> Catch up on the hot trends at IT/Dev Connections 2013 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Otey shares the hot trends explored at IT/Dev Connections 2013.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 SQL Server Azure disaster recovery SQL Server virtualization Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:10:00 +0000 14241 at Essential Tips for Virtualizing SQL Server <div class="field-deck"> How to make sure your virtualized instances perform well </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Virtualizing SQL Server provides many benefits. However, due to SQL Server's resource-intensive nature, there are a few best practices you need to follow to make sure your virtualized SQL Server instances perform well.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Performance Tuning Database Virtualization SQL Server best practices CPU dynamic memory licensing Microsoft SQL Server Performance SLAT SQL Server storage tips VHD Virtual machine virtualization Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:52:00 +0000 12101 at The Essential Guide to SQL Server Virtualization <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this Essential Guide you'll learn about some of the necessary techniques to get the most performance out of your virtual SQL Server instances...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Virtualization EMC Virtualization SQL Server Resources EMC Essential Guide SQL Server virtualization Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:50:00 +0000 11721 at