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...

Accelerating applications performance with virtualized Persistent Memory

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This blog was authored by Sudhir Balasubramanian,Vas Mitra and Oleg Ulyanov. With this post we are starting a blog series dedicated to the Persistent Memory (PMem) feature introduced in vSphere 6.7. We will cover initial configuration of the PMem in vSphere and the way how different virtualized business critical applications (like SQL Server, Oracle, SAP) Read more...

VMworld 2018 MS SQL Server Customer Bootcamps

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Ready for VMworld? Do not forget to add “Architecting MS SQL Server Workloads on VMware Technologies” workshop to your schedule. During this full day workshop we are going to provide key architecture guidelines and consideration for a virtualized MS SQL Server, including ESXi host and VM configuration best practices (vNUMA, Memory management, Power management) Storage Read more...