The Great SQL Server Migration QuestionCommented on: 4 years ago
(February 17, 2011)
Your database environment is not like Office products. This is the engine of your business usually and swapping out a well running engine or an engine in which you know the limitations of for an...
Disk2Vhd, the Physical to Virtual ConverterCommented on: 5 years ago
(January 9, 2010)
Actually VMWare has had a P2V converter for years. You can download it from VMWare here
You can run the tool while the physical box is running
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