Raoul Illyés is an internationally acclaimed SQL Server expert and has 16 years' experience in the IT industry. Raoul is an internationally recognized lecturer and teacher, known for his passion and dedication to detail. Many customers have had good reason to value his high energy level and enthusiasm over the years, including Microsoft both locally and abroad.
Consolidation of SQL Server infrastructure has become increasingly popular.
This is true from both a technological and financial perspective, may it be through virtualization, instance concentration or in building SQL Server hotel environments.
This is an in-depth presentation on one of the biggest consolidation projects ever in the Nordic countries based on SQL Server 2008.
This presentation will cover both the business aspects as well as the technical reasons behind this project by two of its top resources.
In one year the customer went from nearly 200 physical machines hosting over 1100 databases to only 20 servers without using any form of virtualization!