Ross Mistry is a best-selling author, former SQL Server MVP and enterprise architect with Microsoft. Ross designs technology solutions for Microsoft&rsquo;s largest customers at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in Silicon Valley. His recent books include; Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 (MSPress), Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed (SAMS) and SQL Server 2008 Management and Administration (SAMS). You can follow him on twitter @RossMistry
Consolidation and Virtualization Strategies-Microsoft Technology Center
This session will teach you how to successfully plan, implement and manage SQL Server consolidation and virtualization within your organization
This session will teach you how to successfully plan, implement and manage SQL Server consolidation and virtualization within your organization. We will first provide an overview of the different consolidation and virtualization strategies commonly used such as host consolidation, instance consolidation, Live Migration and SQL Azure. Next we will share strategies from customer designs and deployments at the Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs) on how to; identify consolidation candidates, provision SQL Server virtually machines and proactively manage a consolidated SQL Server infrastructure.