Hyper-threading doesn’t count for virtual SQL licensing

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There’s a fair bit of confusion around licensing SQL that is virtualized and I have been getting questions from customers about this for a long time now. The confusion comes from a few statements in the  Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Virtualization Licensing Guide guide which states: “For customers using Intel’s hyper-threading technology to split a single, physical core into Read more...

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

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Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery In the first part of this series we provided a high level view of the benefits of using Virtual Volumes enabled storage for database operations. In this post, we will examine in more detail how Virtual Volumes can improve the backup and recovery capabilities for business critical databases, Read more...