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New Meetup: Running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V Environment

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Mark G.
Group Organizer
San Francisco, CA
Announcing a new Meetup for The Silicon Valley SQL Server User Group!

What: Running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V Environment

When: April 21, 2009 6:30 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: We'll look at realistic deployment patterns for SQL Server in a virtualized environment and discuss best practices deployment options. You'll also hear about Microsoft’s own experience in managing its SQL infrastructure.

This talk is aimed at DBAs looking for detail about how far the organization can push virtualization for mission-critical workloads.

What will you learn?
The inner workings of Microsoft’s virtualization stack and how it compares with third-party offerings
How to understanding the specialized requirements of SQL Server in virtualized environments
What your peers are doing with virtualization
About Microsoft virtualization and where things may be going in the next 12-24 months…

Steven Wilder is a Windows Server Virtualization Technology Specialist with Microsoft in Northern California, where he provides technical guidance to Microsoft large enterprise customers to ensure successful evaluation, adoption, and implementation of Microsoft technologies.

While with Microsoft, Steven has worked in various areas relating to infrastructure, including client deployment and tools, server configuration, systems configuration management and monitoring, interoperability tools, identity management, and security.

He received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Washburn University of Topeka, Kansas in 1987. He joined Microsoft in 1994.

Need more information?
Email Mark Ginnebaugh at

General Agenda
6:30 to 7:00 pm - Introductions, food, networking
7:00 to 8:30 pm - Presentation and Q

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