Database Virtualization http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9178/more en Can Container Virtualization Unlock the Promise of Stacked SQL Server Instances? http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/can-container-virtualization-unlock-promise-stacked-sql-server-instances <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of technical and operational challenges, the stacking of SQL Server instances is something we should be driving toward in order to achieve the significant economic benefits of stacking instances. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/can-container-virtualization-unlock-promise-stacked-sql-server-instances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/can-container-virtualization-unlock-promise-stacked-sql-server-instances#comments Database High Availability Database Virtualization Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:16:00 +0000 21741 at http://sqlmag.com Actifio 6.1 Delivers Advanced Integration with SQL Server and Hyper-V Environments http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/actifio-61-delivers-advanced-integration-sql-server-and-hyper-v-environments <div class="field-deck"> Automated workflow for DBAs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At PASS Summit 2014, Actifio, a copy data virtualization company, announced new platform features for enterprise users of SQL Server and Hyper-V environments. </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/actifio-61-delivers-advanced-integration-sql-server-and-hyper-v-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/actifio-61-delivers-advanced-integration-sql-server-and-hyper-v-environments#comments Database Virtualization Database Administration data virtualization Hyper-V Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:45:00 +0000 21651 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 Top 5 Things to Look for in a Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) Provider http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/top-5-things-look-disaster-recovery-service-provider <div class="node-body article-body">For SQL Server users who can't afford to build, configure, test, and maintain an effective SQL Server disaster recovery plan (DRP), disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can be a great option.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/top-5-things-look-disaster-recovery-service-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/top-5-things-look-disaster-recovery-service-provider#comments Database Backup and Recovery Database Virtualization Cloud Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service DRaaS recovery plans standards Virtual machines VMs Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:33:00 +0000 21361 at http://sqlmag.com 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