O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 4. Virtualizing SQL Server: Doing IT Right

This chapter focuses on things you need to know and do as you start down the path of database virtualization. The advice of this chapter will be given in the framework of a very conservative approach with the end goal to help you avoid the common traps and pitfalls encountered when you first virtualize a production SQL Server database. Topics include:

• Documentation

• The Implementation plan

• Importance of obtaining a Baseline

• Additional considerations

• Birds Eye View Implementation Process

Doing IT Right

Our experience has taught us the best place to start down the path of database virtualization is by reading the documentation. I have known many a DBA, that when a new version of the database ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required