Hosting Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) with shared disk on VMware vSphere: Doing it right!

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There’s a lot of conflicting materials on the Internet describing how to configure a Windows failover cluster (WSFC) on the vSphere platform. In this blog post you will learn about VMware supported and recommended configuration options when implementing a WSFC (previously known as Microsoft Service Cluster Service, or MSCS) with disk resources shared across nodes Read more...

Microsoft SQL Server Workloads and VMware Cloud on AWS: Design, Migration and Configuration

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Hosting mission-critical higly available Microsoft SQL Server (further referenced as SQL Server) workloads on VMware vSphere platform became mainstream during the last years. With the introduction of VMware Cloud on AWS enterprises now have an option to extend the vSphere hosting platform beyond on-premises datacenters into public cloud while maintaining the same toolset, user experience Read more...

Updated – Microsoft SQL Server on vSphere Best Practices

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Microsoft SQL Server is one of the most widely deployed database platforms in the world, with many organizations having dozens or even hundreds of instances deployed in their environments. In addition, SQL Server is on the top of virtualized applications on the VMware vSphere platform. In continuous effort to facilitate the virtualized deployments of SQL Read more...