Consolidate SQL Servers for availability, scalability and cost savings
This e-book, by SQL Server MVP and author Hilary Cotter, will introduce you to the worlds of server and storage consolidation, offering the advice you need to ease into the consolidation process and work your way toward a smooth-running, highly available, easy-to-manage SQL Server environment.
In Chapter 1, Hilary will give you an overview of the causes and pitfalls of SQL Server sprawl, provide avenues for addressing such problems and help you identify exactly what may or may not need to be consolidated in your SQL Server environment. He includes a list of questions to help you decide if consolidation will meet you needs.
This was first published in April 2006