Deploying SQL Server

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Use our advisor tool and tested, validated configurations to deploy your Dell™ | SQL Server® solution with confidence. The flexibility of x86 architecture enables you to scale up or down with ease as business demands change and provide the reliability of open-standards architecture to reduce complexity in the data center.

For assistance, call Dell deployment services for unparalleled deployment expertise and hands-on help. Our service teams can help you:
  • Address SQL Server sprawl to consolidate your environment.
  • Improve uptime and address business continuity requirements.
  • Launch business-ready configurations that save you time and money.
  1. Deploying SQL Server 2005 with Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge

    Obtain configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x64 Service Pack (SP) 2 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Enterprise or Standard Edition on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault and Dell/EMC CX3 storage.

  2. SQL Server 2008 x64 on Server 2008 Enterprise x64 on PowerEdge 2950

    Install and deploy Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 and SQL Server 2008 x64 on the Dell PowerEdge 2950 server.

  3. Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Solutions for OLTP Applications on Dell PowerEdge VRTX

    01 Jun 2013

    Improve efficiency and simplify your remote and small office environments with Dell PowerEdge VRTX platform running Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. Review the architecture, configuration and best practices of this shared infrastructure and virtualization solution.

  4. 3-2-1 Reference Configuration: R720 Upgrade Performance

    06 Sep 2012

    Learn about Dell 3-2-1 Reference Configurations for PowerEdge R720 servers — a selection of easy to deploy, manage and upgrade virtualized infrastructure solutions that can help you deliver the performance your business needs.

  5. SQL Server Consolidation and TCO: Principled Technologies Test Report

    03 Apr 2012

    Explore the benefits of consolidating database servers with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and the Dell PowerEdge R720xd server.

  6. A Low-Cost Data Warehouse Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

    01 Jul 2009

    With separate decision support system (DSS) and online transaction processing (OLTP) environments, you need to deploy a cost-effective data warehouse solution. Learn how to reduce costs, manage these systems more efficiently and enhance performance.

  7. Consolidating SQL Server 2008 to Dell R900 and R905 Using MS Hyper-V

    28 Jan 2009

    Reduce costs and save time by learning how to effectively consolidate your Microsoft SQL Server 2008 databases using Microsoft Hyper-V on the Dell PowerEdge R900 or PowerEdge R905 server.

  8. Migrating SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008

    25 Apr 2008

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 offers scalability and efficiency on a trusted, reliable database platform. Use it to manage enterprise data in ways that make best use of your time and IT resources.

  9. SQL Server 2008 x64 on Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 on PowerEdge 2970

    23 Apr 2008

    Save time deploying the Microsoft SQL Server 2003 on the Dell PowerEdge 2970 ninth generation server and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 by following this tested and validated solution guide.

  10. SQL Server 2005 x64 on Server 2008 Enterprise on Dell PowerEdge 2970

    23 Apr 2008

    Obtain implementation guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 on the Dell PowerEdge 2970 ninth-generation server and Microsoft Server 2008 Enterprise x64.

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