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SQL Server Private Cloud

Today, customers are heavily embracing virtualization technology. In the previous chapter, we discussed the various cloud deployments including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). IaaS gives IT the ability to quickly spin up an operating system environment in a fraction of the time it would normally take to procure new hardware and install an operating system and applications. Private cloud computing holds similar characteristics to public cloud computing. For one thing, both are elastic. By “elastic,” we are referring to the capability to quickly and easily spin up and down new operating system environments. The big difference between public and private clouds is that private clouds occur within a ...

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