Scaling up a single SQL Server instance can be tough. Scaling up hundreds or thousands of instances is tougher. Now virtualize them all. Whew! But does everything have to be harder when virtualized? Could it be easier than when it’s physical? Explore how virtualization technologies improve SQL Server’s native capabilities to better scale up for a single intense workload and scale out for many such workloads in the same environment.
The presentation below was delivered by Fortified Data CEO Ben DeBow at the 2014 IT Dev Connections event in Las Vegas. We hope you enjoy this primer for SQL Server Virtualization and scalability.