This whitepaper provides prescriptive guidance and detailed steps for planning and implementing SQL Server virtualization with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Live Migration. The document also communicates strategies for managing a SQL Server virtual environment with SQL Server native capabilities and System Center products such as Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2, Configuration Manager 2007 R2, Operations Manager 2007 R2 and Data Protection Manager 2010.
This document is organized into four sections to deliver a straightforward and un-daunting process for planning, implementing and managing your SQL Server virtualization efforts. The document opens with a high level introduction that will acquaint you with the technologies and concepts involved in planning, implementing and managing SQL Server virtualization. The document then expands on these technologies by discussing how to use each capability to simplify your SQL Server virtualization efforts. The four sections include:
Some of the technologies used in this white paper are:
The whitepaper can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center “Planning, Implementing and Supporting SQL Server Virtualization with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Live Migration”