Posted on behalf of Gopu Narasimha Reddy

Executive Summary

In order to reduce overall IT costs, many customers use virtualized platforms to run their workloads. This technical paper describes the pre-engineered virtualization platform designed for SQL Server database consolidation and rapid provisioning of SQL database instances. This reference configuration combines the core capabilities of Windows Server®, Hyper-V® and uses Dell PowerEdge blade servers, EqualLogic blade storage (PS M4110) and high performing Dell Force10 10Gbps blade switches at the backend.