Is SQL Server an application that I should run within a VM? Can I monitor it while it is on a VM? This question was asked during the Microsoft System Center live chat on IT Knowledge Exchange in January 2010.
Answer Question | March 3, 2010 3:40 PM
SQL Server Virtualization, Virtual Machines, VM
I am being pushed to say yes for virtualizing our production server. We have already moved all our application servers, developement, stage and qa database environments to the virtualized environment (VMware). (These environments are not nearly the same size or power as production, can barely funtion at fraction of the actual activity in production. ) [...]
Answer Question | December 16, 2009 10:06 PM
Database, Database administration, Enterprise Virtualization, SQL Server Virtualization
How well does SSAS run under virtualization? Any special considerations?
Answer Question | June 23, 2009 3:31 PM
Microsoft virtualization, Microsoft Virtualization Chat 5/14, SQL Server Virtualization, SSAS, SSAS Virtualization
What is Microsoft’s official position in using virtualization (Virtual servers such as VMWare, etc.) for a SQL Server cluster (two node Active Passive) in a production environment? What are the best practices?
Answer Question | November 13, 2008 3:34 PM
SQL Server, SQL Server clustering, SQL Server Virtualization, Virtualization
First thanks for weighing in on this…. I support a department whose deployment of several department size SQL 2000 systems needed overhauling. I have recommended virtualizing their SQL because: 1. this is a department level database that has at best moderate use 2. It is currently and comfortably deployed on servers with 2GB of ram [...]
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 4:42 PM
SQL Server 2005, SQL Server Virtualization, VMware, VMware ESX, VMware ESX 2.5