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Modernizing the Security Perimeter for Hybrid and Multi Cloud – DH2i Briefing Note

Hybrid and multi cloud infrastructures represent today’s “new norm” for IT infrastructure. Heterogeneity is required for IT shops to simultaneously meet stringent cost and growing service level agreement (SLA) requirements on an application-specific basis. These architectures are powerful tools for

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Stopping High Availability Sprawl – DH2i Briefing Note

Almost every organization has a group of applications that must always be available. The cost of downtime is so significant that IT will want to expend large chunks of the IT budget to make sure they are available. Because of

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Can You Move Workloads Between VMware and AWS?

vMotion is a fantastic capability provided by VMware to VMware environments, but what if you’re not using VMware? Or what if you’re using VMware on-site, but would like to rehost the workload into a public cloud provider such as Amazon

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More SQL Server with Fewer Licenses – DH2i Briefing Note

The cost of a SQL Server license is quite high. This is why the typical method of deploying SQL Server in a virtualized environment can become exceedingly expensive. One of the advantages of virtualization is each database instance can have

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Certified Microsoft Container Technology

Briefing Note: DH2i Achieves Microsoft Platform Ready Status In a recent webinar Storage Switzerland and DH2i discussed leveraging container technology to create an MS-SQL framework that improves high availability and disaster tolerance with policy based SLA Management. While Docker grabs

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MeetTheCEO: Containerized CEO DH2i’s Don Boxley

DH2i’s Don Boxley joins George Crump and Charlie Hodges on this week’s MeetTheCEO. Boxley founded DH2i with OJ Ngo five years ago. The company is becoming a leader in the Windows Server Market and is now enabling Docker like container

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Podcast: Bringing Docker-Like Technology to Windows with Container – How and Why

Docker brings efficiency to the Linux environment, allowing more applications to run on the same physical hardware via a container technology. Microsoft has committed to bringing similar technology to Windows in the future but what if you want to take

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SlideShare: The Top 3 Reasons To Start Using Containers For Your MS-SQL Environment

Container technologies are capturing the industry headlines right now, but they are seen mainly as a solution for Linux test-dev environments. In reality, container technology can pay big dividends for MS-SQL. Join Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and DH2i’s Carl Berglund

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MS-SQL Admins – Step Up and Smell the Container

Container technologies like Docker are capturing a lot of headlines in IT circles right now. They provide a greater level of granularity than a virtual machine, creating a more portable and flexible environment. The problem is that most of the

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Containers vs. Virtual Machines

Which is Right for Windows Applications? Virtualization has allowed the data center to become more responsive to the needs of the business. As it has moved into production, however, virtualization has hit several walls and the scalability of the “one

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