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 2, Hilary teaches you how to consolidate servers and databases in six steps. He also identifies key considerations for consolidating on 32-bit vs. 64-bit platforms and on single vs. multiple instances of SQL Server.
This was first published in June 2006