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Licensing Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment


…. From Part I As enterprise IT teams, leadership and business owners continuously drive towards service improvements, they invariably look at the public cloud infrastructure as a possible target for their mission critical applications. Whereas virtualization is now generally accepted as the default platform for enterprise-grade applications, businesses looking to leverage the public cloud for Read more...

New Architectures for Apache Spark™ and Big Data


Key Trends in Big Data Infrastructure: Some of the key trends in big data infrastructure over the past couple of years are: • Decoupling of Compute and Storage Clusters • Separate compute virtual machines from storage VMs • Data is processed and scaled independently of compute • Dynamic Scaling of compute nodes used for analysis Read more...

Updated: Microsoft SQL Server on vSphere Best Practices Guide


Microsoft SQL server is the most virtualized enterprise mission critical application today. In recent years it has become a mainstream effort among VMware customers to virtualize critical databases to allow better agility and scale while increasing availability and operational efficiency. This guide, now named “Architecting Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere – Best Practices Guide” to reflect its focus on Read more...