Virtualization http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9218/more en Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines http://sqlmag.com/solarwinds/sql-server-virtual-machines <div class="node-body article-body">This paper provides guidance to those who have or who are considering deploying SQL Server on a virtual machine and how to optimize SQL Server’s performance for key critical resource areas: CPU, memory, network, and disk (storage).</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/solarwinds/sql-server-virtual-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SolarWinds Virtualization SQL Server Database Administration Sponsored Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:11:00 +0000 25661 at http://sqlmag.com Impressions from the 2014 Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference http://sqlmag.com/virtualization/impressions-2014-gartner-data-center-infrastructure-operations-management-conference <div class="node-body article-body">While attending the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management conference in Las Vegas, Don Boxley shares some early impressions and interesting experiences.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/virtualization/impressions-2014-gartner-data-center-infrastructure-operations-management-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/virtualization/impressions-2014-gartner-data-center-infrastructure-operations-management-conference#comments Virtualization cloud costs conference downtime Garner shared experience unexpected downtime VMs zombie VM Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:53:00 +0000 22061 at http://sqlmag.com Create a New Azure VM with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Using PowerShell, you have a repeatable process to provision and access your SQL Server Azure VM environment, making the process consistent and much more easily manageable.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell#comments Azure SQL Server 2014 PowerShell Virtualization Azure VM Azure VM image cmdlet Virtual machine Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 19041 at http://sqlmag.com The New Microsoft http://sqlmag.com/cloud/new-microsoft <div class="field-deck"> Cloud-based services are going to get the vast majority of new features first </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expect a more rapid rate of change from Microsoft—especially for Azure-based services—as well as a better hybrid experience that incorporates more mobile devices and other technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/cloud/new-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/cloud/new-microsoft#comments Azure Office 365 Virtualization Cloud SQL Server Azure cloud-first iPad Microsoft Office mobile devices mobile-first Office 365 windows server Mon, 12 May 2014 21:13:00 +0000 17821 at http://sqlmag.com Virtualization Performance Tips for Your Database http://sqlmag.com/virtualization-performance-tips-your-database-0 <div class="node-body link-body"><p><strong>Presented by Denny Cherry</strong><br/> <strong>July 23rd at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm ET</strong></br/></p> <p><strong>Early Bird Discount &ndash; Enroll by July 16th and SAVE 15%</strong></p> <p>Database virtualization is a powerful tool for IT departments and can help prevent server sprawl and even save money. In this new training course, you will learn whether or not virtualization is right for your database and how to get the most from your virtualized SQL Servers.</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/abstract_planet.jpg?1399994657" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/virtualization-performance-tips-your-database-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Virtualization Thu, 01 May 2014 15:15:00 +0000 17851 at http://sqlmag.com Maximize SQL Server Virtualization Performance http://sqlmag.com/nec/maximize-sql-server-virtualization-performance <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: NEC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><h3> <a href="#form">March 13th @ 2pm ET / 11am PT</a></h3> <p>Without a doubt performance is the database professional&rsquo;s number one concern when it comes to virtualizing SQL Server. While virtualizing SQL Server is nothing new, even today some people still think that SQL Server is too resource intensive to virtualize. That&rsquo;s definitely not the case. In this webcast you&rsquo;ll learn about some of the best practices for virtualizing SQL Server to obtain the maximum virtualized database performance.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/nec/maximize-sql-server-virtualization-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEC Virtualization Resources Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:36:00 +0000 16231 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> <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 Virtual Clustered SQL Servers Get a Big Feature in VMware 5.5 http://sqlmag.com/blog/virtual-clustered-sql-servers-get-big-feature-vmware-55 <div class="node-body blog-body">There are a lot of folks out there who have SQL Server clusters setup under Hyper-V and VMware. One of the issues on the VMware side of things has been the MPIO configuration.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/virtual-clustered-sql-servers-get-big-feature-vmware-55" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/virtual-clustered-sql-servers-get-big-feature-vmware-55#comments Windows Server Windows Server 2012 Database High Availability SQL Server 2012 VMware SQL Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003 AlwaysOn Database Administrator high availability high availability MPIO MPIO Network Administrator Performance Performance Raw Device Mapping Raw Device Mapping RDM RDM SQL Server SQL Server Administration storage Storage Systems Administrator VMware VMware Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2012 Troubleshooting SQL Server Storage Problems Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:21:00 +0000 13861 at http://sqlmag.com VMware HA for SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/vmware-ha-sql-server <div class="node-body link-body"><p>August 2013 - When VMware's vSphere is configured within a cluster at the host level, it provides a certain degree of high availability, without any high availability configurations within the guest OS or SQL Server.</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/Cover_1308_sql_Thumbnail_595x335.jpg?1383689984" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/vmware-ha-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> VMware Thu, 01 Aug 2013 05:00:00 +0000 13401 at http://sqlmag.com VMware High Availability in SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/vmware-high-availability-sql-server <div class="field-deck"> The vSphere platform's built-in options can provide high availability for all SQL Server versions and editions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When VMware's vSphere platform is configured within a cluster at the host level, vSphere provides a certain degree of high availability, without any high availability configurations within the guest OS or SQL Server.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/vmware-high-availability-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/vmware-high-availability-sql-server#comments Database High Availability VMware high availability SQL Server Virtual machines VMs VMware vSphere Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:02:00 +0000 13161 at http://sqlmag.com