SQL Server Sprawl: How to Detect and Cope with the Proliferation of SQL Server Databases - IT Briefing
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Microsoft SQL Server is a leading database. It is powerful, scalable and inexpensive. It is also the foundation for a lot of departmental applications. That presents a problem many administrators have not even thought about. Administrators love SQL Server because it is easy to install and administer. In some organizations, SQL Server's popularity is leading to a phenomenon called SQL Server Sprawl. This happens when servers hosting SQL Server proliferate to the point that they become unmanageable and inefficient.

This document examines some of the issues related to the profusion of SQL Server in the enterprise and what IT can do to manage it better. Download today to learn about the factors that contribute to SQL Server sprawl and way to address the problem including:

  • SANs
  • Server Virtualization
  • Large Server Consolidation
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