Database Virtualization http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9178/more en Virtualization Model: Financial Trade-offs for Virtual OS Environments http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/virtualization-model-financial-trade-offs-virtual-os-environments <div class="field-deck"> Should you license SQL Server per VM or per VM host? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Check out this tool to help you analyze the financial trade-offs of using different licensing options for SQL Server running on a virtual machine (VM), which Microsoft calls a Virtual OS Environment (OSE).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/virtualization-model-financial-trade-offs-virtual-os-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/virtualization-model-financial-trade-offs-virtual-os-environments#comments Database Virtualization licensing OSE Virtual machine Virtual OS Environment VM Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:31:00 +0000 21211 at http://sqlmag.com Using Windows Server Failover Clustering with SQL Server: Are You Clusterphobic? http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/using-windows-server-failover-clustering-sql-server-are-you-clusterphobic <div class="node-body article-body">Clustering as a general technique to increase the availability of SQL Server applications and services is not bad. There are only bad clustering products. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/using-windows-server-failover-clustering-sql-server-are-you-clusterphobic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/using-windows-server-failover-clustering-sql-server-are-you-clusterphobic#comments Database High Availability Database Virtualization disaster tolerant SQL Server instances Virtual machines VMs Windows Server Failover Clustering WSFC Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:16:00 +0000 20921 at http://sqlmag.com Need for Control Drives SQL Server Platform Choices http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/need-control-drives-sql-server-platform-choices <div class="node-body article-body">Recent research shows that SQL Server users are deploying a variety of environments and running SQL Server on-premises in a virtual machine (VM) is by far the preferred environment. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/need-control-drives-sql-server-platform-choices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/need-control-drives-sql-server-platform-choices#comments Database Virtualization Cloud Database Administration bare metal IaaS PaaS private cloud public cloud Virtual machine VM Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:45:00 +0000 20511 at http://sqlmag.com Application High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server, Part 1 http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/application-high-availability-and-disaster-recovery-sql-server-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Check out this overview of the high availability/disaster recovery solutions for Microsoft SQL Server, including a discussion of the pros and cons of each.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/application-high-availability-and-disaster-recovery-sql-server-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/application-high-availability-and-disaster-recovery-sql-server-part-1#comments Database Backup and Recovery Database High Availability Database Virtualization Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 19731 at http://sqlmag.com Storage Performance for SQL Server in Azure IaaS http://sqlmag.com/storage-performance-sql-server-azure-iaas <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Learn about getting the best storage performance for SQL Server running on an Azure IaaS virtual machine.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/train-fast-italy-595x335.jpg?1405365324" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/storage-performance-sql-server-azure-iaas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Database Virtualization Storage SQL Server Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:44:00 +0000 18861 at http://sqlmag.com Due to Performance Issues, Microsoft Updates Guidelines on SQL Server Setups in Azure http://sqlmag.com/due-performance-issues-microsoft-updates-guidelines-sql-server-setups-azure <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Microsoft has updated the best practices for using SQL Server in Azure. There is now a checklist of 18 items that customers should review as part of the SQL Server deployment in a virtual machine (VM) that resides on Microsoft Azure.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Graph on white paper with calculator, blue ben, and ruler." src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/graph-pen-calculator-ruler-595x335.jpg?1402689410" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/due-performance-issues-microsoft-updates-guidelines-sql-server-setups-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Database Virtualization SQL Server Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:43:00 +0000 18381 at http://sqlmag.com Database, Backup & Recovery Finalists Announced for Best of TechEd 2014 http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/database-backup-recovery-finalists-announced-best-teched-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">After evaluating a multitude of entries in the database industry, SQL Server Pro has selected finalists for the Best of TechEd 2014 awards. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/database-backup-recovery-finalists-announced-best-teched-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/database-backup-recovery-finalists-announced-best-teched-2014#comments Database Backup and Recovery Database Virtualization backup and recovery Best of TechEd awards Best of TechEd awards 2014 database TechEd 2014 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:07:00 +0000 17491 at http://sqlmag.com Detecting and Monitoring Database Threats http://sqlmag.com/database-security/detecting-monitoring-database-threats <div class="field-deck"> New security appliance for cloud providers and virtualized data centers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DB Networks has launched the database industry’s first behavioral analysis-based core IDS virtual appliance to detect advanced database threats. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/detecting-monitoring-database-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/detecting-monitoring-database-threats#comments Database Security Database Virtualization Cloud Security behavioral analysis DB Networks SQL injections virtual appliance coding flaws Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:40:00 +0000 16411 at http://sqlmag.com New SQL Virtualization and Performance Products http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/new-sql-virtualization-and-performance-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out the DH2i DxConsole 2014, EMS SQL Administrator Version 1.3, and learn about the advantages of adding FlashVols on Tegile Arrays for SQL Servers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/new-sql-virtualization-and-performance-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/new-sql-virtualization-and-performance-products#comments Database High Availability Database Performance Tuning Database Virtualization cloud Database Administration database performance DH2i DxConsole EMS SQL Administrator Tegile Arrarys Virtual machines virutalizaiton VMs Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 16361 at http://sqlmag.com VMware: Microsoft SQL Server Available on Hybrid Cloud http://sqlmag.com/vmware-microsoft-sql-server-available-hybrid-cloud <div class="node-body link-body"><p>VMware vCloud Hybrid Service—like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure—now supports Microsoft SQL Server.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="cloud computing symbol" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/cloud-computing-symbol-595x335.jpg?1389723149" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/vmware-microsoft-sql-server-available-hybrid-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hybrid Cloud SQL Server 2012 VMware SQL Server 2008 Database Virtualization Hybrid Cloud SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 VMware vCloud Service Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:59:00 +0000 15791 at http://sqlmag.com