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Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware®: Doing IT Right by Michael Webster, Jeff Szastak, Michael Corey

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Chapter 1. Virtualization The New World Order

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives nor the most intelligent but the one most responsive to change.”

—Charles Darwin

This chapter is about a new computing paradigm where your Sql Server database are virtualized. In this chapter we will discuss what it means to break the tether of the database from the physical server. We will use real world examples to demonstrate how a Virtualized database will better enable you to respond to the needs of your business day in and day out.

Virtualization The New World Order

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