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Virtualizing: Microsoft® Tier 1 Applications with VMware vSphere™ 4 by Hemant Gaidhani, Alex Fontana, Charles A. Windom Sr.

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Deployment Considerations

RDS farms comprise different server roles, often deployed in a horizontal scale-out topology. Given the number of server instances, applications, and multiple configuration settings, customers want to know whether there are guidelines to follow when deploying in a vSphere environment. Customer questions range from basic virtual machine creation to managing these virtual machines on an everyday basis.

vSphere definitely provides you with opportunities to simplify your virtualized RDS farm deployments, compared to deployments in physical environment. VMware features such as vSphere DRS, HA, and templates and clones make it easy to address these deployment questions. When deploying and managing an RDS farm, the administrative ...

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