Session 6: Planning New SQL Server Deployments

Presented by: Allan Hirt

Running Time: 46 min

At some point, you may have to deploy and support new SQL Server instances in addition to administering the ones you already have responsible for. In this session, we’ll cover the main things you’ll need to think about for new SQL Server deployments, including:

  • 32-bit vs. 64-bit
  • choosing an edition of Windows
  • physical servers vs. virtualization
  • consolidation, disk considerations, sizing, choosing hardware, and more