Virtualization Articles

SQL Server Session at VMworld 2021

I'm thrilled to be presenting with Deji Akomolafe a new session at this year's VMworld 2021 conference called "Virtualization Microsoft SQL Server on vSphere - Stories from the Trenches" (session number MCL1318). Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server (the most virtualized...

Composable Infrastructure Will Reinvent the Data Center

With the rise of Kubernetes and other completely cloud-based deployments, on-premises data centers seem to be on the way out to make way for the scalability and dynamism of the cloud. Innovations in data center and AI composability showcased by Xilinx and Micron...

VMware Improves In-Guest Time Synchronization with 7.0 U1

I just found out that VMware has updated their in-guest time synchronization with the 7.0 Update 1 release. Previously, we had to manually disable some of the advanced time synchronization 'features' that didn't adhere to the front-end GUI option that said to not...

PASS Summit 2020 Precon Scripts & Links

An attendee at my PASS Summit precon on virtualized SQL Server performance tuning on Monday asked a great question. "Do you have a list of the tools and scripts that you're using in this precon?" Now I do! This list is an abbreviated list of the utilities and scripts...