Chapter 39. Running SQL Server on Hyper-V
John Paul Cook
Virtualization is a popular term covering several technologies. In the server space, virtualization is beneficial for several
- Disaster recovery is simple. You merely copy a small number of files from your normal production environment to your disaster
recovery environment. Your disaster recovery hardware doesn’t have to match your production hardware.
- Provisioning a virtual machine is simpler and faster than provisioning a physical machine. Virtualization tools make it simple
to clone a production server and run it on different hardware. Development and test servers can be provisioned quickly, which
can boost the efficiency of regression testing.
- With fewer physical servers ...