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Benefits of SQL Server Solutions from Dell

Improve the Efficiency of Your Database Environments

Dell systems and Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 work in harmony to help you seamlessly manage your organization’s database infrastructure.

  • Easily share and collaborate on vital information to improve decision making.
  • Run large-scale data centers and data warehouses more effectively.
  • Work with a single point of contact to assess, design, implement and manage your SQL Server 2012 environment.

Stretch Your Data Center Dollar

Today’s IT mandate is all about value for the money. Dell systems and SQL Server deliver the right combination of hardware and software to help boost performance, cut your server footprint and lower energy consumption.

Our efficient server and storage solutions take full advantage of the scalability offered by SQL Server 2012. Support for up to 256 logical processors and 2TB of memory in a single OS enables you to consolidate and virtualize your existing servers and drastically reduce your everyday costs.

Take advantage of our standards-based technology platforms and avoid the expense of proprietary solutions that are unnecessarily costly and complex.

  1. 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.

  2. Achieve a High-Performance OLTP Database With SQL and PowerEdge R720

    10 Mar 2012

    Optimize your data center efficiency and achieve a high-performance OLTP database using Microsoft SQL Server and a Dell PowerEdge R720 server with onboard PCIe SSD storage.

  3. Enhancing SQL Server Protection: Dell EqualLogic Smart Copy Snapshots

    15 Jul 2011

    Learn how to improve your business’s backup and recovery operations using the Dell EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager/Microsoft Edition and Microsoft SQL Server full database backup.

  4. Accelerating Dell SQL Server 2008 R2 Database Solutions Using PCIe Solid State Storage

    15 May 2011

    With today's increased performance demands, databases must have a faster storage backend than traditional hard disk drives can offer. Examine the performance benefits of using Fusion-io ioDrives as Microsoft SQL Server database acceleration devices.

  5. SQL Server in a VMware Environment on Dell Servers and Storage

    23 Apr 2010

    Learn more about the benefits and performance of the latest Dell PowerEdge R810 rack server running Microsoft SQL Server in VMware vSphere 4.0 Update 1 (U1) and EqualLogic PS6000XV Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage arrays.

  6. Reduce Costs and Increase SQL Server OLTP Workload Service Levels

    01 Apr 2010

    Learn the benefits of moving from legacy two-socket servers to new Dell PowerEdge 4/2-socket servers and the performance gains achieved while running SQL Server database workloads.

  7. Virtualize SQL Server With PowerEdge Servers

    01 Apr 2010

    The Dell PowerEdge R810 server offers an ideal platform to consolidate demanding SQL Server virtual database workloads in data centers where space is limited. Test results reveal overall performance improvement against the previous generation of servers.

  8. Business Continuity for MS SQL Server and VMware on Dell Servers

    25 Jan 2010

    Minimize planned or unplanned downtime of your Microsoft SQL Server database by exploring the solutions that are available with the implementation of VMware HA and VMware FT in your virtual environment.

  9. 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.

  10. What You Need to Know About SQL Server 2008

    09 Jan 2008

    Learn the powerful features of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 as you consider upgrading and implementing this server system into your environment.

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