Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820

Dell PowerEdge 12th generation servers provide the robustness and reliability for a highly efficient database consolidation platform. You should choose Dell PowerEdge R820—a powerful four socket enterprise server—as an optimal platform for database consolidation because of its robustness, reliability, and performance characteristics.

This white paper describes the advantages of consolidating Microsoft® SQL Server® database application workloads to a virtualization environment using Microsoft Windows® Server® 2008 R2 Hyper-V™ and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on dell PowerEdge R820. It demonstrates that Dell PowerEdge R820 is capable of delivering the performance, consolidation, and scalability needed to run SQL Server workloads in a virtualized environment.