virtualization http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/8527/more en Looking forward to Containers http://sqlmag.com/blog/looking-forward-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/looking-forward-containers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/looking-forward-containers#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com What Do We Do to Reduce Complexity in the Next Generation of the Datacenter? http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/what-do-we-do-reduce-complexity-next-generation-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/what-do-we-do-reduce-complexity-next-generation-datacenter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/what-do-we-do-reduce-complexity-next-generation-datacenter#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Sessions at IT/Dev Connections: Meet and Learn From the Experts http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-sessions-itdev-connections-meet-and-learn-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-sessions-itdev-connections-meet-and-learn-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-sessions-itdev-connections-meet-and-learn-experts#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com 10 Essential Resources for Accidental DBAs http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/10-essential-resources-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/10-essential-resources-accidental-dbas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/10-essential-resources-accidental-dbas#comments SQL Server Database Administration Business Intelligence Database corruption database storage database troubleshooting virtualization Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:01:00 +0000 18301 at http://sqlmag.com 10 Must Read SQL Server FAQs http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/10-must-read-sql-server-faqs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/10-must-read-sql-server-faqs#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com 2014 SQL Server Connections Conference Sept. 15-19 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/2014-sql-server-connections-conference-sept-15-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/2014-sql-server-connections-conference-sept-15-19#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Predictions for 2014 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-predictions-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-predictions-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-predictions-2014#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com Reflections from IT/Dev Connections 2013 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/reflections-itdev-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/reflections-itdev-connections-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/reflections-itdev-connections-2013#comments 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 http://sqlmag.com Essential Tips for Virtualizing SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-virtualization-tips <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. 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