Should I Virtualize SQL Server?

In recent years, interest has surged in server virtualization technologies — fueled by their potential to dramatically lower IT costs. This webcast will explore the needs of IT organizations with large SQL Server deployments and how they might benefit from a virtual infrastructure.  See how you can dramatically lower your IT costs by virtualizing your SQL Server environment. With a special focus on IT organizations with large SQL Server deployments, virtualization MVP Kevin Kline will discuss:

  • Benefits of virtualization and some of the decisions you must make
  • Best practices in planning, deploying, and managing a virtual infrastructure for SQL Server 2005
  • Ways to leverage storage, network, and computing resources to control costs and maximize return on investment of current infrastructure
  • How SQL Server virtualization differs from multi-instancing

Download it! Download the zipped slide deck here (uncompresses in MS-Power Point 2007 format).

Watch it! Watch the Should I Virtualize SQL Server video presentation here. (Note – the video is a bit older than the downloadable slides.)

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