By the end of this course, you'll have the skills required to plan and execute a consolidation project or an upgrade of your SQL Server environment, and you'll be well-versed in all the tactics that help reduce your SQL Server licensing requirements.
Also, as Microsoft is ending support for NT 4.0, enterprises are looking to migrate off NT 4.0.
The benefits of each consolidation method are explained as well as the risks associated with them, plus some considerations and practical experiences.
Finally, you'll cover just about every option for migrating databases and servers from one location to another.
Consolidation is seen as a top priority by most IT directors, but understanding of storage consolidation as it relates to file servers is low.
In the first in a two-part discussion, we explore the benefits and obstacles of server consolidation projects, and explore the impact on users.