SQL Server 2008 provides built-in enterprise-class scalability—there is no need to purchase costly add-ons. With SQL Server 2008, you can utilize:
The following requirements must be met to hot-add memory:SQL Server 2008 EnterpriseWindows Server® 2003 Enterprise Edition or Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition64-bit SQL Server or 32-bit SQL Server with AWE support enabledHardware from your hardware vendor that supports memory addition, or virtualization softwareSQL Server started with the –h option
The following requirements must be met to hot-add CPUs:SQL Server 2008 EnterpriseWindows Server® 2008 Enterprise Edition for Itanium Systems or Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition for x64 bit systems64-bit SQL ServerHardware that supports CPU additions, or virtualization software
Please review the ENOVIA V6 on SQL Server 2008 Benchmarking Datasheet for more information
Also check out the SQL Server 2008 Performance and Scale white-paper for detailed information on how SQL Server 2008 takes advantage of the latest hardware technologies.
Stay tuned for future blog posts that discuss Resource Governor, Hot Add Memory, and Hot Add CPU in greater detail.
For Dassault Systèmes ENOVIA V6 on SQL Server and Microsoft news, events, and further information, see the Dassault Systemes and Microsoft Alliance page.
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