Configure Windows 2012 Failover Cluster for SQL 2014

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Working on building out a lab that is going to be used to demonstrate setting up a vCenter environment. We were fortuneate enough to be given some time to set it up “right” – meaning setup a SQL cluster for vCenter, SSO in HA behind a load […]

How to install Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Why, because you may not be a SQL person, so here it is! You’ve probably download SQL Server 2012 as a DVD ISO, move the ISO some place accessible by your server; maybe a datastore where you can mount the ISO or expanded so you can access […]

Design considerations for deploying the vCenter Server Appliance #VCSA

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert The vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) is a hardened appliance providing a stream lined deployment option for installing vCenter.  As of vSphere 5.5, the VCSA supports up to 100 hosts or 3000 VMs with the built in PostgreSQL database.  With an external Oracle database, you can support 1000 […]