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September 12, 2012  2:00 PM

When clustering guests, host them on different LUNs



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Clustering, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Storage, VMware

When building virtual clusters under any HyperVisor you need to make sure that all the nodes of the cluster are being hosted on different LUNs on the hosts. If you build the VMs on the same LUN and that LUN fails for some reason then both of the nodes of the cluster will be down, and the whole...

April 12, 2012  2:00 PM

CPU Affinity Mask and virtualizating SQL Servers



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Error Message, Grant Fritchey, Hyper-V, SQL Server, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2

If you have physical SQL Servers that you plan on moving into a virtual environment you'll want to double check your affinity mask settings before actually moving the machine from a physical server to a VM when using P2V software.  The reason for this is that if the affinity mask is set for...


October 27, 2011  10:20 PM

Learn Storage and Virtualization online



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Hyper-V, SQL Server, SSWUG, Storage, Virtualization, VMware

Now you as a database professional have the chance to earn Storage and Virtualization from home, work, or where ever is convenient for you.  As a partnership with SSWUG.org I've recorded an 11 session class titled "Storage and...

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March 14, 2011  2:00 PM

Free online classes “Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professions”



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Hyper-V, SQL Server, Training, VMware, Webcast

Microsoft is putting on a great free three day online class for VMware professionals that need to learn more about Hyper-V. Day 1 will focus on “Platform” (Hyper-V, virtualization architecture, high availability & clustering)


November 18, 2010  11:00 AM

Given that LiveMotion, etc give you high availability in the event of a server failure, why would you put a SQL cluster on VMs?



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Hyper-V, SQL Server, Virtualization, VMware

This question comes up every once and a while when designing a virtualization solution for someone.  When building a virtualization solution (either Hyper-V or VMware) you get some great free HA solutions included when you build a cluster so why would you want to go through the pain of creating a...


April 21, 2010  4:12 PM

Limited SQL Server 2008 R2 Virtualization Support



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Live Migration, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2

As part of the SQL Server 2008 R2 launch it was announced that SQL Server 2008 R2 now supports Hyper-V Live Migration.  However according to MSDN only the Standard, Enterprise and Datacenter editions support Live...


March 18, 2010  11:00 AM

Hyper-V v2 has come a long way, but so has VMware



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Hyper-V, VMware

The timing on this post might seam a little strange, but I've been meaning to write this for a while and I finely got a chance to do it. Back when Hyper-V 1.0 was released it wasn't all that great of a product.  It showed some promise, but it really wasn't there.  I had all sorts of people...


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