SQL 2016 and Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Migration, Deployment and Optimization
The introduction of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 brings several improvements to help IT and database teams handle both today's challenges of data storage and processing and those that are on the horizon. Upgrading your SQL software is only one part of the equation though; you also need to ensure your infrastructure will provide the availability, agility, and performance you need to take advantage of SQL’s capabilities.
This whitepaper from SQL Server Pro goes into detail on the new database features found in SQL Server 2016 and how an enterprise cloud approach, with hyperconverged infrastructure at the core, is a perfect complement for this tier-1 application. Nutanix provides the features of public cloud that make it desirable to enterprises while ensuring the control sought by deploying on-premises. It has been proven to provide value in reducing risk, enhancing performance and lowering cost and complexity for SQL databases and the enterprise applications that use them.
You’ll read about:
- The features, requirements, and benefits of moving to SQL Server 2016.
- Different migration strategies for moving to a new release of SQL Server, including best practices to make it painless.
- The benefits and best practices of upgrading the underlying hardware platform to leverage the advantages of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform.